contraindication

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contraindication

[¦kän·trə‚in·də′kā·shən]
(medicine)
A symptom, indication, or condition in which a remedy or a method of treatment is inadvisable or improper.
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Using the original ICU admission diagnosis, patients were then divided into three groups on the basis of their eligibility for treatment with drotrecogin alfa (activated); those with an absolute contraindication, those with a relative contraindication and those with no contraindication.
Eligibility of patients with no absolute contraindication
Other factors that contribute to our low complication rate include our strict adherence to absolute contraindications and to standard perioperative protocols described by Bhatti et al, (7) the use of a bronchoscope during every PDT, and the fact that our surgeons and anesthesiologists are very experienced with the PDT procedure.
Absolute contraindications to return to participation include persistent neck pain, loss of motion, neurologic deficit, or evidence of cervical myelopathy.
The World Health Organization has developed a list of absolute contraindications to the use of OCs.
However, a substantial unmet medical need exists among certain patient populations, such as patients who have absolute contraindications for PDE-5 inhibitors, who have undergone radical prostatectomies and/or who have severe vascular diseases.
I turned to the pages dealing with version and was surprised to learn that two absolute contraindications to version were prior cesarean and contractions.
According to Terris et al, there are no absolute contraindications, although they point out that good clinical judgment must be used in all cases.
There are no absolute contraindications to the use of Emerade in an allergic shock.
The only absolute contraindications to filter placement are not having an access route to the vena cava and not having a large enough location within the vena cava for placement.
To me, I'm a great advocate of HRT and I think women have to have a good quality of life and that you can give it if there are no absolute contraindications like if she didn't have breast cancer or family member that has breast cancer, or endometrial cancer, or there is no history of DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis)," Dr Kauser Perveen Mansour, Senior Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist and Head of Department, Al Qassimi Hospital, told Gulf News.
The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health has recommended that post-offer and surveillance examinations for heat stress include a complete history and physical examination to screen for relative or absolute contraindications to hot environments (1).