Confusing words 2

Administer and administrate are often and easily confused. To administer means to deliver treatment. For example; ” The drug was administered subcutaneously.” Whereas to administrate means to direct the affairs of a business. For example; ” The university administrates the funding of the laboratory”.   An anaesthesiologist is US English, and is a physician specialising…

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Daily Tip 11

Acronyms in Medicine are extremely common and very important, and also differ considerably between the US and GB. As George Bernard Shaw so appropriately put it, the USA and Great Britain were two countries divided by one language!! In GB English A&E is Accident and Emergency, while in the US it is called ER (…

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