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contraindications
Subheadingcontraindications
Record TypeQ
Entry VersionCONTRA
AbbreviationCT
Scope NoteUsed with drugs, chemicals, and biological and physical agents in any disease or physical state that might render their use improper, undesirable, or inadvisable. Used also with contraindicated diagnostic, therapeutic, prophylactic, anesthetic, surgical or other procedures.
Annotationsubhead only; with substances or physical agents possibly rendering their use improper, undesirable, or inadvisable in the presence of existing conditions & with contraindicated procedures; see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.19; DF: /contra or /CT
Online Notesearch policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/CT or CT (SH) or SUBS APPLY CT
History Note91; used with Category D1-7, D9-26, E1 & E3-4 1991; D & E 1992 forward
Entry Termcounterindications
Date of Entry19900507
Revision Date20030722
Date Established19910101
Unique IDQ000744

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