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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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"Unfortunately, many review articles and guidelines often list asthma and COPD as relative contraindications to using [beta]-blockers.
In a subgroup analysis of 87 patients who received a Novacor left ventricular assist system (LVAS) when they were clinically ineligible for a heart transplant because of a relative contraindication, about two-thirds subsequently improved sufficiently on the device to become eligible for listing and went on to receive a transplanted heart, James B.
Absolute and relative contraindications of thrombolytic therapy are presented in Table 2.
The absolute and relative contraindications to BCG therapy must be known prior to treatment (Table 4) (22).
The number of relative contraindications is decreased when PDT is performed by a trained and experienced anesthesiologist-intensivist and when PDT is performed under the control of fiberoptic bronchoscope (FOB) in conjunction with ultrasound (US) [8].
He also mentioned about absolute and relative contraindications to Aspirin therapy like hypersensitivity to Aspirin, bleeding diathesis, active peptic ulcer and pregnant women after 36 weeks of pregnancy.
Reassessment for peritoneal dialysis is often overlooked, and relative contraindications should not apply in the face of dwindling vascular access.
Both agents have relative contraindications for ESRD.
Absolute and Relative Contraindications Absolute Contraindications Relative Contraindications Incompetent Cervix Severe Anemia Persistent Vaginal Bleeding Extreme Morbid Obesity Placenta Previa after Extremely underweight 26 weeks gestation Premature Labor Intrauterine growth restriction Pregnancy Inducted Hypertension Poorly controlled hypertension, Restrictive Lung Disease seizure disorder, thyroid disease Pre-eclampsia Orthopedic limitations Uncontrolled Diabetes or Maternal Cardiac arrhythmia other systemic disorder Adapted from (Artal & O'Toole, 2003; Barsky et al., 2012) Table 2.
There are also relative contraindications for people with chronic conditions such as diabetes, essential hypertension, hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol).

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