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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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This small study shows that rectal administration of d-alpha tocopherol appears to exert protective effects against ulcerative colitis (UC) in patients with mild and moderately active disease.
Disappointingly for 13 patients, the nurses reverted to rectal administration after IV paracetamol.
Agurell S, Berlin A, Ferngren H, Hellstrom B: Plasma levels of diazepam after parenteral and rectal administration in children.