11 [C] ~ (of sth) a series of medical treatments, pills, etc.: to prescribe a course of antibiotics When taking antibiotics it is important to finish the course.http://www.oup.com/oald-bin/web_getald7index1a.pl
course (MEDICAL TREATMENT) Show phonetics
a fixed number of regular medical treatments:
My doctor's put me on a course of antibiotics.
She needed a six-month course of physiotherapy after she broke her leg.http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?ke...
8. course MED:
course [of treatment] Behandlung f
course of iron tablets Eisenkur f
a course of physiotherapy [or Am usu physical therapy] eine physiotherapeutische Behandlung
to put sb on a course of sth jdn mit etw dat behandeln http://www.pons.eu/dict/search/results/?q=cou...