intravenous intravenous  /ˌɪn trə ˈvi nəs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) within or by means of a vein

Usage(s):

  1. Finally, intravenous fluids were administered to goad what little circulation he had left.
  2. This involves massive intravenous infusions of water and salts to replace the victim's body fluids and prevent dehydration.
  3. Finally, intravenous fluids were administered to goad what little circulation he had left.

News

  1. Howard mother, son advocate for those with immune disorders

    Every three weeks, a nurse arrives at the Columbia home of John Boyle, 35, for his infusion of intravenous immunoglobulin, or IVIG.        
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

  2. Iron Dosing Regimens Affect Dialysis Patients' Infection Risk

    * Providing a large amount of intravenous iron over a short period of time increases dialysis patients' risk of developing a serious infection. * Smaller doses given less frequently do not increase infection risk for patients.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Newswise

  3. Oxygen Biotherapeutics Reports Successful Completion of FDA Requested Immunocompetency Studies on Oxycyte®

    Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. , is a development stage biomedical company currently focused on developing its perfluorocarbon-based intravenous oxygen carrier, Oxycyte®, as a treatment for traumatic brain injury , stroke and other conditions where critical tissues are oxygen starved.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "You can't make a diagnosis, in my opinion, of intravenous injections of ground-down pills on the basis of these slides," said Baden, the chief forensic pathologist for the New York State police.
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: Dr Michael Baden Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. Burns, who appeared in CBB 2006, said: "I'm in a very serious condition on 24 hours intravenous morphine for the pain. Intravenous fluid as I'm so dehydrated and the kidneys can't retain the liquid. I'm critically ill and under 24 hours observation...
    on Mar 17, 2009 By: Pete Burns Source: Ananova

  3. "They stressed him out so bad that the man passed away. They put his body in a body bag and packed him in ice for approximately 24 hours in the shower. The next day the medics came and put his body on a stretcher, placed a fake IV [intravenous drip]...
    on May 31, 2004 By: Chip Frederick Source: guardian.co.uk

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