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intravenous; see also under injection.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


Abbreviation for intravenous; intraventricular.
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IV 1

An apparatus for providing intravenous injections.

IV 2

1. intravenous
2. intravenously
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Intravenous, also
1. Interventricular.
2. Intervertebral.
3. Intravascular.
4. Intraventricular–cardiology.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


Abbreviation for intravenous;
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


Abbreviation for intravascular; intravenous, intraventricular.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about IV

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Q. i just recovered from MRSA my blood pressure is very high is there a coalation between all the IV antibotics I was given the strongest antibiotics through IV and now that I'm home for a week my blood pressure is out of control

A. wow...getting MRSA is not a walk in the park...the treatment is usually with Vancomycin which is a very strong antibiotic that can cause several adverse affects. i know that it cause damage to some blood cells (white, platelets etc.) and can be toxic to the kidney. high blood pressure can indicate kidney problems. in that case you should inform your doctor IMMEDIATELY!

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