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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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The next step is to show the FDA that women can self-identify their contraindications," Dr.
Both cases suggest that supplemental jet ventilation can be effective in managing respiratory failure in spontaneously breathing patients with contraindications to NIV.
Update: vaccine side effects, adverse reactions, contraindications, and precautions: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).
Breast-feeding is not a contraindication to the getting any vaccination.
From these data we have estimated the number of patients with absolute and relative contraindications to treatment with drotrecogin alfa (activated) and the number of patients fulfilling the licensing indications in Europe, the U.
gyns, and other physicians over some contraindications to HT use.
Adverse effects, contraindications and drug interactions are also reviewed in detail, along with issues such as treatment resistance and treatment evaluation.
By not having an approved indication of bridge to eligibility, some insurers have refused to cover the cost of placing a LVAS in a patient who has relative contraindications for a heart transplant at the time of treatment, Dr.
But Public Citizen says there are numerous problems with the campaign materials, including that the contraindications for hormone therapy are not prominently displayed.
However, due to the drugs high price point, the narrow label and its contraindications, Xigris has failed to meet expectations, with global 2005 sales totaling $214.
Finally, they documented specific contraindications, warnings, and precautions listed on the TCA package inserts and compared these with the patients' medical records.
Then they noted the specific contraindications, warnings, and precautions listed on the TCA package inserts and compared these with the patients' medical records.