Banning a medically necessary procedure

Why would medical professionals prohibit Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, from inducing labor if she has preeclampsia, a dangerous complication of pregnancy? I’d think that they would prescribe the procedure. But I’m no doctor. Then, neither is the writer for Yahoo! Shine:

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Proscribe means “to denounce or condemn; to prohibit or forbid.”

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2 Responses to “Banning a medically necessary procedure”

  1. lectorconstans Says:

    Usually they say “contra-indicated”, which, translated from doctor-speak, means “don’t even THINK of it!!!!”


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