Definition of premedication in English:

premedication

Line breaks: pre|medica¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌpriːmɛdɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • Medication which is given in preparation for an operation or other treatment.
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    • Topical local anesthetic creams were unavailable; therefore, premedication usually was administered intramuscularly.
    • Many parents like to be with their children in the anaesthetic room, although evidence from a recent trial suggests that it makes little difference to a child who is already sedated with premedication.
    • Dressing changes may be excruciating, requiring premedication or sedation.

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