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1. The implementation and management of a policy. A company's senior officers (such as the board of directors) set the policies and its managers (and sometimes the officers themselves) are responsible for administration.

2. In an estate, the management of the assets of a decedent until they are discharged to his/her heirs.


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The studies in the TABLE show that rectal administration of misoprostol results in lower circulating concentration of the medication compared to oral, buccal, or vaginal administration.
The aim of our study was to determine whether rectal administration of diclofenac at the dose provided can effectively prevent ERCP induced pancreatitis.
I think the initial reason for adding IV acetaminophen was we wanted to have it available for patients who were unable to tolerate oral or rectal administration and who needed acetaminophen," says Marshall.
Teachers are particularly cautious of rectal administration, the researchers added.