prophylactic

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preventative measure

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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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Although the trial did not demonstrate any advantage of prophylactic antibiotic therapy for aspiration pneumonia regarding outcome or survival at 6 months, it does demonstrate the fact that infections post- stroke are a marker of poor outcome.
As of today, 162 contact persons stay under the supervision of physicians, they are receiving prophylactic antibiotic therapy. No additional cases of plague have been registered," the statement continued.
Although the role of preoperative and postoperative antibiotic therapy has proven to and intra-abdominal septic complications after selected potentially contaminated operations, the role of such prolong prophylactic antibiotic therapy has not been adequately established to be beneficial in patients undergoing appendicectomies for acute non-perforated appendicitis10,11.
Prophylactic antibiotic therapy with cotrimoxazole has been effective in reducing serious bacterial infections, while prophylactic itraconazole has substantially decreased the number of Aspergillus infections.
Prophylactic antibiotic therapy with 2 g/day of amoxicillin/clavulanate was prescribed as a precaution in case the patient had a retropharyngeal abscess.