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 company specialises in patient monitoring equipment, including its key Red-Eye, which uses fibre optics to monitor dosages given through an intravenous drip.
At his first hearing at the Sendai District Court, Daisuke Mori, 30, said, ''I have never mixed muscle relaxant in any patient's intravenous drip, never mind the five cases in which I have been charged.
Bob was hooked up to a heart monitor, an intravenous drip and oxygen.
With the portraits of unidentified babies stands a small picture of Charlie Chaplin and in front of them is an intravenous drip stand.
Meanwhile, Michael is reportedly receiving treatment for the bug via an intravenous drip at Beverly Hills clinic, and was pictured leaving the clinic with inflamed and blotchy skin partly concealed beneath a surgical mask.
He designed the Red Eye intravenous drip monitor, which is marketed by the company and won the BBC Tomorrow's World Health Innovation Award in July 2001.
Full-back Kris Radlinski was named in Raper's starting line-up, although he remains in grave doubt after being on an intravenous drip since being rushed to hospital with a blood disorder on Sunday.
The doctor received a summary indictment and was fined on a charge of violating the Medical Practitioner Law for failing to report to police that a patient had died as a result of being mistakenly administered antiseptic instead of saline through an intravenous drip by two nurses on Feb.
They put me on an intravenous drip and pumped me full of painkillers while they put the finger back in and sorted me out.
Doctors later found signs of brain haemorrhaging and suggested to her family they should think about withdrawing an intravenous drip helping keep her alive.
The second group was given the oral paste four times daily, and received antibiotics through a gastric tube in the intestinal tract and by intravenous drip.
St Asaph-based Zi Medical was only floated on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange in May after the development of its revolutionary Red Eye intravenous drip measuring device.

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