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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Since the graft site is susceptible to infection, antibiotic premedication is necessary for any invasive dental procedure that will result in bleeding.
Other factors that would require antibiotic premedication must be present and are determined according to the American Heart Association Guidelines for Premedication.
Questions posed to cardiologists regarding patient management therefore relate to the need for antibiotic premedication, which is not indicated for this patient population, as explained in the 2007 American Heart Association guidelines.

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