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Antonyms for preventable

capable of being prevented

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This program supports eliminating preventable line-of-duty deaths and serious injuries with common sense training designed to focus on areas under an agents control.
Based on this new data, an American is accidentally injured every second and killed every three minutes by a preventable event -- a drug overdose, a motor vehicle crash, a fall, a drowning, a choking incident or another preventable incident.
20 ( ANI ): The India Vision Institute (IVI) organised a 'Walk in the Dark' in Panaji this week to highlight eye health care and preventable blindness issues.
The aim of this 10-year Fund is to support the elimination of two debilitating and preventable neglected diseases: river blindness (onchocerciasis) and lymphatic filariasis (which can lead to elephantiasis).
In a call to action, the foundation said a response that draws on the experience and expertise of public health professionals and organizations will speed up progress against preventable harm and help build the infrastructure needed to maintain such efforts across the health care system.
A death is classed as preventable if it could be avoided by public health interventions or looking after ourselves properly.
New evidence has emerged of dangerously subpar medical care in US immigration detention centers that has caused preventable deaths," the New York-based rights group said, Al Waght reported.
The two organisations will encourage physician anesthesiologists to lead their organisations to implement patient safety improvements that will help eliminate preventable patient deaths.
Potentially preventable hospitalizations in Medicare patients with diabetes: A comparison of primary care provided by nurse practitioners versus physicians.
As part of the adjudication process, the board reviews each case and determines whether or not it was a preventable death; 23 were deemed preventable.
Rates of potentially preventable hospitalizations in the United States declined 14% from 2005 to 2011, but rates varied widely by geographic region, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQJ.
indicated care omitted), preventability (preventable, probably preventable, possibly preventable, not preventable, unable to determine), AE category (listed below in the Results section), and a brief narrative description of the AE using the Situation-Background-Assessment (S-B-A) format.
Smaller may be better when it comes to preventable admissions: Primary care physician practices with just 1 or 2 physicians had one-third fewer preventable hospital admissions than did practices with between 10 and 19 physicians, according to a study in Health Affairs.
for commonly performed urologic procedures has coincided with increasing deaths following complications that were potentially recognizable or preventable.
Objective: To find out views and practice of dermatologists regarding prevention of preventable skin diseases.