"Premedication" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Preliminary administration of a drug preceding a diagnostic, therapeutic, or surgical procedure. The commonest types of premedication are antibiotics (ANTIBIOTIC PROPHYLAXIS) and anti-anxiety agents. It does not include PREANESTHETIC MEDICATION.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Premedication" by people in Profiles.
Premedication for Nonemergent Neonatal Intubation: A Systematic Review. J Perinat Neonatal Nurs. 2022 Jul-Sep 01; 36(3):284-296.
Premedication for Nonemergent Intubation in the NICU: A Call for Standardized Practice. Neonatal Netw. 2021 Jan 01; 40(1):8-13.
Stroke prophylaxis in critically-ill patients with new-onset atrial fibrillation. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2019 Oct; 48(3):394-399.
Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Orthopaedic Trauma Patients: A Survey of OTA Member Practice Patterns and OTA Expert Panel Recommendations. J Orthop Trauma. 2015 Oct; 29(10):e355-62.
Does corticosteroid have any beneficial effect on voice change after thyroidectomy? Am Surg. 2013 Dec; 79(12):1258-62.
Re: The efficacy of dihydrotestosterone transdermal gel before primary hypospadias surgery: a prospective, controlled, randomized study. J Urol. 2008 Aug; 180(2):786; author reply 786-7.
Tissue plasminogen activator to prevent central venous access device infections: a systematic review of central venous access catheter thrombosis, infection and thromboprophylaxis. Haemophilia. 2008 Jan; 14(1):30-8.
A randomised controlled trial of microwave endometrial ablation without endometrial preparation in the outpatient setting: patient acceptability, treatment outcome and costs. BJOG. 2005 Aug; 112(8):1109-16.
Antiplatelet agents and bleeding after cardiac surgery. Anesth Analg. 2004 Sep; 99(3):947-948.
Induction therapy with cyclosporine without cytolytic agents results in a low incidence of acute rejection without significant renal impairment in heart transplant patients. Clin Transplant. 1995 Aug; 9(4):334-9.