premedication


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premedication

(ˌpriːmɛdɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
(Surgery) surgery any drugs administered to sedate and otherwise prepare a patient for general anaesthesia
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premedication

[ˌpriːmedɪˈkeɪʃən] Npremedicación f, medicación f previa

premedication

nBeruhigungsspritze f (vor Anästhesie)

premedication

n premedicación f
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They address growth and development, perioperative behavioral stress in children, preoperative evaluation, premedication, induction of anesthesia, ethical issues, drug and fluid therapy, each of the body systems, other surgeries, emergencies, pain, and special topics like anesthesia outside the operating room and the postanesthesia care unit.
There was a significant degree of premedication which leads me to the conclusion that this was a predatory offence.
However, these agents are associated with serious safety issues, particularly hypersensitivity reactions related to intravenous infusions that are occasionally fatal and that require careful premedication and observation.
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Collected demographic and perioperative data included age of the child, procedure, any preexisting medical illness, any regular medication and use of sedative premedication.
Infusional fever and chills were noted but prevented with steroid premedication.
Reactions can occur despite premedication, and the addition of antihistamines during a mild reaction often does not prevent it from becoming severe.