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Erhaltungsdosis

English translation: maintenance dose

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13:34 Oct 30, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Pharmaceuticals
German term or phrase: Erhaltungsdosis
A patient's dose was reduced to an 'Erhaltungsdosis'. I found 'maintenance dose in my dictionary but never heard it before. Can anyone confirm this definition ot suggest a better one?
Julie Neill
Spain
Local time: 06:56
English translation:maintenance dose
Explanation:
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Maintenance dose
An amount of a drug designed to enable a patient to continue to benefit from a therapeutically effective regimen of medication. It is often less that the dose required to bring about the positive change in the first place.




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Randi Stenstrop
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maintenance dose


Explanation:
Confirmation:

Maintenance dose
An amount of a drug designed to enable a patient to continue to benefit from a therapeutically effective regimen of medication. It is often less that the dose required to bring about the positive change in the first place.







    Reference: http://www.iversonsoftware.com/reference/psychology/Maintena...
Randi Stenstrop
Local time: 06:56
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Native speaker of: Danish
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Joseph Dolan
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maintenance dose


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Erhaltungsdosis (Dosis*) f: die Menge eines Pharmakons, insbes. eines herzwirksamen Glykosids, die tägl. neu zugeführt werden muß, um den eliminierten Anteil zu ersetzen u. die Sättigungsdosis zu erhalten (s. Abklingquote).

(deutsch) Erhaltungsdosis
(englisch) maintenance dose.
Copyright ©1999 Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG

Ulrike Lieder
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Mar 8, 2007 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Field (specific)(none) » Medical: Pharmaceuticals


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