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Existing or taking place within, or administered into, a vein or veins.‘an intravenous drip’
- ‘Conventional treatment for severe malaria in Africa is intravenous or intramuscular quinine.’
- ‘Chemotherapy may be administered either systemically via the oral or intravenous route or by hepatic infusion.’
- ‘In some cases, feeding via an intravenous drip may be necessary.’
- ‘One of the most commonly used medical devices in hospital patients are peripheral intravenous catheters.’
- ‘Even if you have to hire a private ambulance complete with wheelchair and intravenous drip, you must come in the following day.’
- ‘Some anorexics need to be hospitalized and administered intravenous fluids.’
- ‘The patient became confused and couldn't drink, so an intravenous drip was set up.’
- ‘An old man sits on the street administering an intravenous drip to himself.’
- ‘The lesions completely resolved after treatment with intravenous penicillin.’
- ‘Most study drugs were given orally, with only two of the earlier studies using intravenous therapy initially.’
- ‘You will have an intravenous drip to maintain your bodily fluids until you are able to eat and drink.’
- ‘Most people remember very little about dental treatment done under intravenous sedation.’
- ‘The source of infection was blood transfusion in 23 patients and intravenous drug use in two.’
- ‘We do often give some intravenous sedation for the stronger peels such as the phenol peel.’
- ‘Some people have to go to the hospital to get oxygen therapy and intravenous fluids.’
- ‘If you need antibiotics, fluids or other drugs, you may be given an intravenous drip.’
- ‘During my final year, an exciting innovation was intravenous fluid therapy for calves with acute diarrhoea.’
- ‘In intravenous drug abusers it can occur where a vein is regularly punctured with a needle.’
- ‘The baby was administered intravenous fluids for five days and then died.’
- ‘The emergency department doctors gave him intravenous fluids and intravenous antibiotics.’
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