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Antonyms for contraindication

(medicine) a reason that makes it inadvisable to prescribe a particular drug or employ a particular procedure or treatment

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Patients with this disorder can be treated surgically or non-surgically, however there is a relative contraindication to thrust manipulation of the cervical spine
In high-risk PTE patients and with absolute or relative contraindications for systemic thrombolysis, (14) the guidelines specify that systemic thrombolysis could be considered in the presence of immediate life-threatening risk.
Chronic diarrhoea or constipation may be a relative contraindication to PD.
2) Morbid obesity is also a relative contraindication, since it is difficult to apply effective tamponade pressure to the obese arm with the tourniquet to prevent systemic lidocaine toxicity.
Atraumatic extraction may be prevented by ankylosis, which is a relative contraindication to immediate implant therapy.
Pregnancy is a relative contraindication, as no prescriber would intentionally give a contraceptive medication to a woman known to be pregnant.
Relative contraindication of LA include surgeon's limited experience and benign tumors larger than 12 cm due to technical difficulties posed during extraction, limitation of working space, longer operative time, high total blood loss, and likelihood of malignancy.
The American College of Radiology recommends that implanted cardiac pacemakers and implantable cardioverter/defibrillators should be considered a relative contraindication for MRI.
Obesity has been described as a relative contraindication for percutaneous tracheostomy.
An unclear diagnosis is also a relative contraindication, he said.
I'd say that severe hypertension would be an absolute contraindication; mild hypertension might be a relative contraindication to estrogen replacement therapy.
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.
Heart failure has long been considered a relative contraindication to metformin because of a supposedly increased risk of drug-related, potentially fatal, lactic acidosis.
In fact, labyrinthitis ossificans was once considered to be a relative contraindication for cochlear implantation of a multichannel device.
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