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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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In the home setting, the client's case manager was the administrant, and in the other settings, the staff member who was assigned as the primary program implementor for the client assumed responsibility for administration.
Le chef de l'Etat boucle cette thematique en administrant un cours magistral.
Ulema and zakireen have also been directed to inform administrant of their movement activities for their effective security measures.
La non-reconnaissance du Maroc comme puissance administrant les territoires occupes du Sahara occidental, confere un droit [beaucoup moins que]specifique[beaucoup plus grand que] aux Nations unies a gerer les ressources naturelles de ces territoires, a indique, avant-hier, la Western Sahara Ressource Watch (WSRW), dans une lettre adressee au secretaire general de l'ONU, Ban Ki-Moon.
Toulon a poursuivi sa remontee vers les sommets du Top 14 de rugby en administrant une lecon (26-3) a Bourgoin, martyrise en conquete sur son propre terrain et toujours dernier au classement, vendredi en match avance de la 8e journee.
Pour la contention chimique, il faut d'abord preciser que le legislateur n'utilise pas cette expression, mais plutot << substances chimiques >> utilisees a des fins de controle, << limiter la capacite d'action d'une personne en lui administrant un medicament >> (MSSS, 2002a, 14).

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