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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In addition, the presence of conditions that may prohibit vaginal delivery (such as placenta previa) is also an absolute contraindication to VBAC.
These results suggest that a history of cerebral hemorrhage is not an absolute contraindication for thrombolytic therapy and that tPA intravenous thrombolysis does not increase the incidence of SICH and mortality rates among recipients.
Although there is no absolute contraindication, it is generally accepted that ET suctioning for acute PE should not be frequently performed because it creates a negative alveolar pressure, harming already damaged capillaries and entraining more oedema fluid.
Non-reactive non-stress test (NST), oligohydramnios, poor biophysical score, abnormal colour Doppler indices, and evidence of intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) should be taken as absolute contraindication to fasting.
Unless an absolute contraindication, such as bleeding, exists, pharmacologic prophylaxis in the form of unfractionated or low-molecular-weight heparin should be considered.
An absolute contraindication exists if there is life threatening risk from use of pharmacological prophylaxis.
In our reported case, the presence of severe insufficiency of the aortic valve increased the risk for intraoperative acute cardiac decompensation with low cardiac output and was validated as absolute contraindication for sole OLTx.
Bullough, "Chronic myeloid leukemia in pregnancy: An absolute contraindication to neuraxial anesthesia?" International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia, vol.
A previous history of Hepatitis A is not an absolute contraindication, according to Thad.
In its 2012 guidelines, the society identified Turner syndrome as a relative contraindication to pregnancy and an absolute contraindication in those with documented cardiac anomalies.
Practical relevance to UAE: The presence of IUD/IUS is not an absolute contraindication for UAE and its removal prior to UAE is not mandatory.
Although the current statement supports a woman's right to make a medically informed decision, it emphasizes that any of several factors including fetal malpresentation, multiple gestation, and prior cesarean delivery are "an absolute contraindication to planned home birth."