No, "administer with" would be incorrect in this context. You administer something to someone. You don't administer someone with something.Hi, people. Well, I know that "administer a medicine to a patient" should be correct, but I found also "administer a patient with medicine". Is that acceptable? Thank you very much in advance
Hi Suehil. My understanding is that this phrase is no longer in use because it has the negative connotation of doctors over-prescribing drugs to patients. A patient can still be given a "dose" of medicine but the phrase to "dose a patient" is not in frequent use (at least in North America).You can 'dose' a patient with medicine
Ah, yes, well you'd probably use it that way in Canada too. We don't have to be quite so politically correct with our pets.In BE it would be used, but in a slightly different context (e.g. you would 'dose' your dog for worms). I just wanted to point out that the construction would be correct.