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preventative measure

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condom

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defending against disease

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remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease

contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse

capable of preventing conception or impregnation

warding off

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preventing or contributing to the prevention of disease

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The FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation was based on clinical data with Janssen's prophylactic RSV senior vaccine that may demonstrate substantial improvement compared to available standard of care on a clinically significant endpoint(s).2
The company added that the investigational prophylactic vaccine is currently in a Phase 2b proof of concept study to investigate the safety and efficacy of the vaccine against RSV in adults aged 65 years and older.
"Our data suggest that there is no urgency to insert the filter in patients who can be treated with prophylactic anticoagulation within seven days after injury," the authors write.
In the absence of contraindications, all patients should be candidates for breast reconstruction in order to minimize the negative physical and psychological impact of the mastectomy; the breast reconstruction should preferably be immediate, performed at the same time of the prophylactic mastectomy, by a team of dedicated plastic surgeons, or with permanent prosthesis or autologous tissues.
Conclusion: Prophylactic phenylephrine infusion with crystalloid preload was found associated with reduced number of rescue boluses and rescue phenylephrine dose and lesser total intraoperative fluid administration, when compared to preload with rescue boluses.
'These preventive measures include strategies such as distribution of prophylactics, such as condoms,' she added.
"This pattern and high rate of prophylactic prescribing indicates a clear overuse of antibiotics," said study author Markus Hufnagel.
In women with a BRCA1/2 deleterious mutation, contralateral prophylactic mastectomy is expected to improve all-cause mortality [7, 8].
David Lye et al conducted a multicentre, open-label, randomised, superiority trial which included two groups: prophylactic platelet transfusion plus supportive care (transfusion group) versus supportive care alone (control group).
The study included 85 patients, none of whom had been on prophylactic medication during the previous 3 months.
The published data prompted a Cochrane systematic review which concluded that acupuncture is at least as effective as prophylactic drug therapy, has fewer adverse effects, and should be considered a legitimate treatment option (Cochrane Database Syst.
PROPHYLACTIC SURGERY FOR BREAST CANCER AND ALTERNATIVE TREATMENTS.
gynecologists showed prophylactic bilateral salpingectomy is catching on when performed in conjunction with hysterectomy, but far less so for tubal sterilization, Dr.
From this, we could work out the proportions of cases in which IV access was established for drug administration, for fluid resuscitation or as a prophylactic measure.