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Contraindications

"Contraindications" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A condition or factor associated with a recipient that makes the use of a drug, procedure, or physical agent improper or inadvisable. Contraindications may be absolute (life threatening) or relative (higher risk of complications in which benefits may outweigh risks).


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Contraindications" by people in this website by year, and whether "Contraindications" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 33 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2002 and 2008
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