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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A detailed discussion of the safe and appropriate use of antibiotics is both timely and useful, especially the sections discussing both the need and rationale for antibiotic premedication for medically complex patients.
Since the graft site is susceptible to infection, antibiotic premedication is necessary for any invasive dental procedure that will result in bleeding.
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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