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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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(19) Several of the components of the SARI score are also considered absolute contraindications for hip resurfacing by the U.S.
Nearly 88% of the centers considered obesity a "relative risk" and 18% regarded it as an "absolute contraindication" to pancreatic transplantation.
While the drug information package warns that metformin can cause lactic acidosis, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania found that one quarter of 204 patients who received metformin over six months at the hospital had at least one "absolute contraindication" to the therapy.
Prior radiation or chronologic age should not be considered an absolute contraindication for continent diversion, but time for recovery and achieving urinary continence is longer than for younger patients (Studer & Zingg, 1997).
However, no absolute contraindication exists for prescribing an IUD for a teen.
It may turn out that some years from now, we will have different contraindications in the postmenopausal woman, but at present, simply the presence of phlebitis or clots on estrogen therapy or a previous history of it would be an absolute contraindication to the use of estrogens.
According to the current guidelines, there is no absolute contraindication to epinephrine use in anaphylaxis.
Which of the following systemic disorders is NOT typically considered a relative or absolute contraindication for the procedure shown in Image B?
Use of biologics shouldn't be considered an absolute contraindication to patch testing, Dr.
Sildenafil has an absolute contraindication in men who are using nitrate drugs for any reason and in any form, including nitroglycerin or isosorbide dinitrate.
"The only absolute contraindication to knee replacement surgery is if the patient has some active infection in their body."