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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The "DPT" cocktail, a mixture of meperidine (Demerolr), promethazine hydrochloride (Phenerganr), and chlorpromazine (Thoraziner) given IM was the premedication of choice for cardiac catheterization in most institutions until Snodgrass and Dodge recommended discontinuing this combination due to the frequent occurrence of orthostatic hypotension and ventilatory (respiratory) depression (Snodgrass & Dodge, 1989).
The first section concerns contrast material and premedication, followed by recognizing and treating reactions.
A fill-in-the-blank format is used to update the premedication recommendations for prevention of bacterial endocarditis.
To find a balance, more institutions are using a premedication regimen that eases the contrast reaction.
The book covers anesthetic equipment, monitoring, premedication, intravenous induction agents, injectable anesthetic combinations, inhalant anesthesia, anesthesia for specific diseases, fluid therapy, anesthetic emergencies and complications, acute and chronic pain management.
Preoperative preparation programs, parental presence during induction and premedication with drugs are methods to allay the anxiety of the children in the perioperative period.
Oral pregabalin premedication for attenuation of haemodynamic pressor response of airway instrumentation during general anaesthesia: A dose response study.
A propofol-based TIVA subsequent to premedication with medetomidine and diazepam was used in a king penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) undergoing magnetic resonance imaging of the brain after a new onset of seizures.
Contract award notice: purchase with the delivery of cancer drugs, generic drugs, preparations for anesthesia and premedication and formalin for hospital pharmacies holy cross cancer center in kielce.
Chemotherapy, in which the regimen included pemetrexed at 500 mg/m [sup]2 in combination with cisplatin at 75 mg/m [sup]2, was administered with standard premedication.
2] Premedication regimens may include a vagolytic to reduce vagal-induced bradycardia, a narcotic/sedative agent that attenuates increases in systemic blood pressure, and a muscle relaxant that attenuates increases in intracranial pressure.