intravenous drip


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intravenous drip

A device for supplying fluid directly into a patient’s vein from a sterile container, usually on an upright stand, especially for medication or nourishment. The rate of flow can be controlled and adjusted.
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Noun1.intravenous drip - slow continuous drip introducing solutions intravenously (a drop at a time)intravenous drip - slow continuous drip introducing solutions intravenously (a drop at a time)
dribble, drip, trickle - flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid; "there's a drip through the roof"
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The only known treatment for dehydration was an intravenous drip, to replace lost fluids.
The patient's family blamed that the cannula for the intravenous drip had been wrongly placed in patient's hand due to which infection spread and it had to be amputed.
Chapters address basic arithmetic, converting from one metric quantity to another, fluid balance charts, calculating drug dosages, calculating the required rate of an intravenous drip using the most commonly found equipment values, calculating children's drug doses, and preparing for calculations tests.
Al-Basher, addressing the inaugural ceremony of Al-Zahra Intravenous Drip Factory, Sunday, at Khartoum North Industrial Area, said the factory is considered one of the important establishments, describing it as real additive for the medical services which witness continuous development .
Worst of all, Joyce's intravenous drip was not properly monitored, causing real problems and anxiety.
BIRMINGHAM'S first intravenous drip lounge is launching this month.
Cosmedics Skin Clinic is offering "revolutionary" beauty treatments, but you must hook up to an intravenous drip at their clinic in Middlesbrough.
Arburg will present a complex medical technology application at Medtec Europe 2016 in Stuttgart, where a cleanroom version of an electric Allrounder 470 A will be used to produce Y-connectors made from PMMA for use in intravenous drip therapy.
A FLINTSHIRE pensioner died in hospital after his feeding tube was connected to an intravenous drip, an inquest was told.
A NURSE who administered an intravenous drip without training and then asked a colleague to lie to cover her tracks has been barred from the profession for a year.

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