contraindication


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con·tra·in·di·ca·tion

 (kŏn′trə-ĭn′dĭ-kā′shən)
n.
A factor that renders the administration of a drug or the carrying out of a medical procedure inadvisable: A previous allergic reaction to penicillin is a contraindication to the future use of that drug.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.contraindication - (medicine) a reason that makes it inadvisable to prescribe a particular drug or employ a particular procedure or treatment
reason - a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion; "there is reason to believe he is lying"
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
indication - (medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure; "the presence of bacterial infection was an indication for the use of antibiotics"
Translations
tegenindicatie

contraindication

[ˌkɒntrəˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃən] Ncontraindicación f

contraindication

contra-indication [ˌkɒntrəɪndɪˈkeɪʃən] n (MEDICINE) (for drug)contre-indication f

contraindication

n (Med) → Kontraindikation f, → Gegenanzeige f

contraindication

[ˌkɒntrəˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃn] n (Med) → controindicazione f

con·tra·in·di·ca·tion

n. contraindicación condición que indica la enabilidad de una droga o tratamiento.

contraindication

n contraindicación f
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The provision of neuraxial analgesia at patient request, even very early in labor, should be standard of care at this time, unless there exists a medical contraindication.
A score of 4 (red) means there's an absolute contraindication to the method for that condition.
The poster had text and images depicting the World Health Organization contraindications; pregnancy was also included as a contraindication, given that it obviates the need for contraception.
Charts were reviewed in order to identify the patients who received each medication on discharge and those patients who had documentation of a contraindication to one or more medications.
Out of the 30 respondents only one observed the contraindication of Asthmatic patient with acute breathlessness and Aspirin 300mg but also did not react as he should and dispensed the medicine.
They found that 8% of 121,286 migraine patients had a cardiovascular contraindication, such as a history of myocardial infarction or stroke or documented prescriptions for cardiovascular disease.
Batistaki et al recently reported a patient with another contraindication to succinylcholine, pseudocholinesterase deficiency, where rocuronium (0.
01), with more caesareans performed in HIV-positive women due to fetal heartbeat abnormalities, perhaps because of the contraindication to fetal scalp blood sampling during labour when the woman is HIV-positive.
The second contraindication is an intraocular gas bubble when introduced by surgeons as an internal stent to maintain position of the retina.
Contraindications include current, past or suspected breast cancer, known or suspected estrogen-dependent malignant tumours, previous idiopathic or current venous thromboembolism, known coronary heart disease, and porphyria cutanea tarda (absolute contraindication).
At the same time, the CHMP adopted the removal of the contraindication for use of ACTOS in combination with insulin.