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.
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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"
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Translations
tegenindicatie

contraindication

[ˌkɒntrəˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃən] Ncontraindicación f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

contraindication

contra-indication [ˌkɒntrəɪndɪˈkeɪʃən] n (MEDICINE) (for drug)contre-indication f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

contraindication

n (Med) → Kontraindikation f, → Gegenanzeige f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

contraindication

[ˌkɒntrəˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃn] n (Med) → controindicazione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

con·tra·in·di·ca·tion

n. contraindicación condición que indica la enabilidad de una droga o tratamiento.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

contraindication

n contraindicación f
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Based on the results of this study we believe that in urgent or emergent condition left internal mammary artery can be safely harvested and hemodynamic instability is no longer a relative contraindication for LIMA harvesting.
According to the ACR-ASNR guidelines for myelography and cisternography, "historical or laboratory evidence of bleeding disorder or coagulopathy" is cited as a relative contraindication (9).
In case of relative contraindication, caution is required while taking the drug and the benefits of therapy should be weighed against the risk in order to prescribe it.
The transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) and transjugular transhepatic approach with portosystemic shunt creation offered the benefit of portal decompression; however, the patient's recurrent hepatic encephalopathy was felt to be a relative contraindication. Transjugular transhepatic approach without formation of a permanent portosystemic shunt was also considered, since it would eliminate the risk of progressive hepatic encephalopathy.
Chiropractors and other manual therapy providers should note, however, that elongated styloid processes or ossified stylohyoid ligaments may pose a relative contraindication to thrust manipulation of the cervical spine.
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.
Although our patient did not initially appear to be a candidate for thrombolysis, the short half-life of unfractionated heparin as discussed should be taken into account and this relative contraindication should be reassessed throughout the window period for thrombolysis.
Whilst large abdominal girth is not an absolute contraindication to PD, it remains a relative contraindication.
The presence of associated co morbid conditions in pregnancy may pose a relative contraindication to Central Neuraxial Blockade, as in Pre eclampsia with HELLP syndrome, Thrombocytopenia or Altered coagulation profile.

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