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This article has highlighted the key role that the practitioner can play in guiding patients on the suitability for elective refractive surgery, managing their expectations and identifying contraindications to treatment.
In addition to a warning placed on the sunlamp, certain marketing materials promoting sunlamp products and UV lamps must carry additional warnings and contraindications, including "Persons repeatedly exposed to UV radiation should be regularly evaluated for skin cancer.
They propose that women's ability to accurately self-assess their contraindications to combination oral contraceptives may also apply to progestin-only contraceptives, such as injectables, which have fewer contraindications and potentially could be administered by trained staff in drug shops.
The AHA/ACC guidelines also state that in the absence of contraindications all patients suffering from acute MI should be offered aspirin as first line antiplatelet monotherapy.
According, the behavior of the 300 pharmacist towards proper dispensing of drugs with interactions, medicinal contraindications as well as communication skills seemed very poor.
Prior exploratory laparotomy, endometriosis, and a uterus larger than 12 or 16 weeks were significantly more likely to be cited as contraindications to laparoscopic hysterectomy by providers preferring an open approach.
We really don't know why we saw this high percentage - a shocking percentage - of patients with cardiac contraindications [who were] receiving triptans," Dr.
Previously, when I have been presented with a patient with a contraindication to succinylcholine, I have used atracurium (0.
01), with more caesareans performed in HIV-positive women due to fetal heartbeat abnormalities, perhaps because of the contraindication to fetal scalp blood sampling during labour when the woman is HIV-positive.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council's standards for medicines management state a nurse must know the therapeutic uses of a drug, its normal dosage, and any side effects and contraindications before it is given to a patient.
In most cases, vision changes are temporary and reversible and are not contraindications for therapy.
The new indication is "combination with insulin in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with insufficient glycaemic control on insulin for whom metformin is inappropriate because of contraindications or intolerance.