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Allergy
Allergy

(1) ABNORMAL HYPERSENSITIVITY

(2) acquired through exposure to an ALLERGEN
Antibiotic premedication
Antibiotic premedication

EFFECTIVE antibiotic given before INVASIVE clinical procedures that can
(1) create transient BACTERMIA
(2) In turn causes--> infective ENDOCARDITIS, other serious INFECTIONS
Bacteremia
Bacteremia

(1) PRESENCE of microorganisms in the BLOODSTREAM
Drug Interaction
Drug Interaction

(1) A CHANGE in the effect of one DRUG when a 2nd drug is INTRODUCED at the same time
(2) Change may be: desirable, adverse, inconsequential
Forensic
Forensic

(1) pertaining to /applied to LEGAL PROCEEDINGS
Forensic Dentistry
Forensic Dentistry

(1) DENTOLEGAL SCIENCE
(2) application of dental facts to legal problems
Ex: using teeth to identify the dead
Hematogenous
Hematogenous

Hema=blood
Genous=producing

(1) PRODUCED FROM BLOOD
(2) disseminated through the bloodstream
Immunocompromised
Immunocompromised

When the immune system is WEAKENED by
(1) immunosuppressive drugs
(2) irradiation
(3) malnutrition
(4) disease processes
Informed consent
Informed consent

MEDICOLEGAL DOCUMENT that holds providers RESPONSIBLE for informing pts of risks and benefits of treatment BEFOREHAND
OTC
OTC

"Over The counter"
(1) Non prescription drug
PDR
PDR

"Physician's Desk reference"
(1) Lists side effects
(2) drug interactions
Premedication
Premedication

PRELIMINARY MEDICATION
(1) for ALLAYING APPREHENSION
(2) PREVENTING bacteremia
(3) FACILITATING treatment
SBE
SBE (aka Infective endocarditis)

"subacute bacterial endocarditis"
Endocarditis
Endocarditis

Endocard = endocardium (heart)
-it is = inflammation

SWELLING/INFLAMMATION of the endocardium of the heart