premedication

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premedication

Surgery any drugs administered to sedate and otherwise prepare a patient for general anaesthesia
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Other factors that would require antibiotic premedication must be present and are determined according to the American Heart Association Guidelines for Premedication.
With the possibility of multisystem involvement, systemic diseases, an elevated risk of bleeding, a high risk of cardiac episodes, and possible need for antibiotic premedication, a medical consult with the primary care physician is necessary regardless of the method of dialysis.
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