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the administration of a solution (blood or saline or plasma etc

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But the 53-year-old ex-Manchester United idol, who collapsed at a top health farm, is expected to remain in hospital for another week while he is drip-fed vital vitamins and minerals.
But it was alleged at Mold Crown Court that when she stood to lose a large number of TOIL (time off in lieu) hours she drip-fed dishonest and inflated claims into the system.
DOCTORS drip-fed neat vodka to a patient for three days to keep him alive after he suffered severe poisoning, it emerged yesterday.
They were given fictitious details of a helicopter crash near the Transporter Bridge in Middlesbrough, with information drip-fed to them at later stages to give more details.
True, in England part of the TV money is drip-fed back to grassroots level but, as far as Wales is concerned, there is no compensation for what is an exclusively English TV deal.
The accusation by the FSA that horsemeat is being drip-fed into the food chain is extremely serious and worrying.
Margaret Cundall, of the Teesside Chernobyl Children Lifeline, said: "Most of them have very poor families and they can't afford to buy imported food and the food they would eat would be grown in their own gardens, or their own plot of land, and the land is contaminated, so they are being drip-fed radiation.
SIR - Many of those who did not originally protest against the invasion of Iraq must feel as sick as the rest of us as we are drip-fed the terrible information depicting the torture of detainees.
It's as if getting extra help for the referees is being drip-fed out to us rather than being communicated properly.
Those fans have every right to demand he starts competing in the transfer market for worldclass talent and drops the vain belief that a team of kids brought though the ranks and drip-fed on his pure philosophy, are on the verge of conquering the world.
She spent months in an incubator being drip-fed while a machine helped her breathe.
A pensioner drip-fed antibiotics for five days after eating a Caramel bar thought to be contaminated with salmonella plans to sue Cadbury.
AN Ulster pensioner drip-fed antibiotics for five days after eating a Caramel bar thought to be contaminated with salmonella plans to sue Cadbury.