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Administer

Managed care To direct and manage personnel—e.g., to administer a programme.
Medspeak Give, provide
Therapeutics To apply a substance—by injection, inhalation, ingestion or by other means—to the body of a patient or research subject by either a health practitioner or his authorised agent and under his direction, or by the patient or research subject himself.

administer

Pharmacology verb To apply a substance–by injection, inhalation, ingestion or by other means, to the body of a Pt or research subject by either a health practitioner or his authorized agent and under his direction, or by the Pt or research subject himself. Cf Dispense Medtalk → Vox populi Give.
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Inactive vaccines can be administered safely in these patients.
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Usually, exit exams are administered to college seniors who don't need to do well on the tests in order to graduate.
Most obviously, local police administered the program without the need of new legislation.
CalCPA administers reviews for California firms enrolled in the AICPA Peer Review Program and will keep doing so.
Municipalities would administer the recycling of CRTs, and those who could prove they paid an up-front fee would not be charged for this service.
Van de Heyning: First we perform vacuum aspiration to remove the debris in the outer ear canal, then we administer topical ciprofloxacin.
If we withhold the drugs, the suffering, itself an existential-physical evil, may continue; if we administer them, the patient may die.
Designed specifically for high school students who wish to earn college credit before enrollment, Advanced Placement examinations in thirteen subject areas are administered by the College Board, the same organization that gives the Scholastic Aptitude Tests that are required for admission to many universities.
Given the production problem, the CDC recommended vaccinations be administered first to high-risk populations and health workers in contact with them, including: persons 65 or older; residents of nursing homes and other chronic-care facilities that house persons of any age who have chronic medical conditions; individuals who have chronic disorders of the pulmonary or cardiovascular systems, including asthma; and, those who have required regular medical followup or hospitalization during the preceding year because of chronic metabolic diseases (including diabetes mellitus), renal dysfunction, hemoglobinopathies or immunosuppression (e.g., caused by medications or human immunodeficiency virus).
Surveyors observe medication administered to residents in a selected sample, or to residents representative of the sample's care needs.