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to prohibit from occurring by advance planning or action

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Connie Walker has been appointed to the position of CFO of PREVENT.
False -- Athletes often incorrectly think that their helmets and pads prevent severe neck injuries.
Prevent Adverse Drug Events -- by implementing medication reconciliation, which requires that a list of all of a patient's medications be compiled and reconciled to ensure that the patient is given the right medications at the correct dosages.
Liquid make down equipment and systems should be as small as possible to prevent long storage times, which can degrade the chemical and lead to inefficiency and chemical deposits.
Background on Nevirapine to Prevent HIV Transmission in Childbirth
Metalcasters also may seek to prevent hot distortion defects by making cores with high hot strengths and also low core decomposed gases.
There have been many systematic reviews of the effectiveness of stretching as a way to prevent athletic injuries.
However, in the event of a major blackout eight hours will at least allow building managers and businesses sufficient time to activate alternate security options, such as mobilizing more security guards to the building to protect the tenants and prevent lack of communication between the building
Elias CJ and Coggins C, Acceptability research on female-controlled barrier methods to prevent heterosexual transmission of HIV: where have we been?
Beta carotene was supposed to prevent lung cancer (instead, it raised the risk in smokers).
Opponents, for instance, loudly claim that putting a stop to racial record-keeping would prevent medical researchers from tracking diseases that affect some racial and ethnic groups more than others.
It also it important to keep residents dry to prevent miliaria, especially in a warm, humid climate where they might perspire excessively.
Disposable undergarments can prevent accidents or simply provide peace of mind.
Though school counselors are ethically obligated to respond to and work to prevent imminent school violence, they are also required to consider the welfare of potentially violent students.
Nerve damage can prevent the bladder from emptying completely, allowing bacteria to grow in the bladder and kidneys and causing urinary tract infections.