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pre·cau·tions

(prē-kaw'shŭnz),
Methods or procedures intended to prevent or avoid adverse outcomes.

precautions

Infectious disease The constellation of activities intended to minimize exposure to an infectious agent; precautions imply that the isolation of an infected Pt is optional, but not mandatory. See AIDS precautions, Barrier precautions, Universal precautions. Cf Isolation; Safe sex practices, Reverse precautions.

Patient discussion about precautions

Q. How can I overcome this? Is there any precautions? I am getting scared after seeing my neighbor’s condition due to breast cancer. My mom says she will soon die. Is it very hard to treat and cure? I am getting sick of these, need some help. I have a feeling that I too have the breast cancer. Please help me. How can I overcome this? Is there any precautions?

A. here is a link for you to do a Breast Self Examination :
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breast_self-examination

Q. What would be the reason for my bad breadth and where to take on precaution? I am working as a sales manager. I have to meet many clients every day. My presentation makes my business good. I am having bad breadth. Just because of my bad breadth I am not able to talk with open mouth. I try talk by keeping some distance from them or try to communicate less. This affects on my business. I had changed my toothpaste. None worked to stop my bad breadth. Generally I keep myself healthy and tidy. But I had missed somewhere for my bad breadth. What would be the reason for this…and where to take on precaution?

A. Hey my friend brushing your teeth daily and keeping tidy makes you healthy. If your change in tooth paste had not helped in removal of bad breadth then something is going wrong inside your body. Sometimes dry mouth can cause bad breadth. Check if you are having dry mouth, where your saliva secretion will reduce. Then you must meet your doctor. Though it can be the indication for some other infection or illness in your body. Where your doctor can only diagnose.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ofx1T7Kq4mU&eurl=http://www.imedix.com/health_community/vOfx1T7Kq4mU_dental__treat_bad_breath?q=bad%20breath&feature=player_embedded

Q. what is hernia.what is the cure.is it fatal.what precautions should i take.can i do brisk walking

A. Hernia is a condition in which contents of the abdomen (usually part of the gut) protrude outside, either to the cord that lead the vessels to the testicle or through other parts of the wall of the abdomen. It's usually treated with surgery that usually solves the problem.

After a resting period after the surgery usually full and regular activity can be resumed.

You may read more here:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/hernia.html

More discussions about precautions
References in classic literature ?
Every precaution is still necessary," he whispered.
They have evidently taken the precaution of watching you, however, and that is what has brought Moriarty to Victoria.
Similar precautions are being taking in other parts of the UK.
The CDC currently recommends contact precautions as a mainstay to prevent transmission of MRSA in health care settings.
Always follow universal precautions for potential BBP exposures, as described In OSHA's BBP standard (29 CFR 1910.
Bahamians traveling to both cities, Miami and to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil for the Summer Olympics, August 5-21, are reminded to take appropriate precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.
It is very important to take precautions while undertaking such expeditions.
Many nurses fail to follow all standard precautions for infection prevention, putting themselves and patients at risk, according to a recent study.
TITLE: PREVENTING TRANSMISSION OF INFECTIOUS AGENTS IN HEALTHCARE SETTING: CLEARING ISOLATION PRECAUTIONS WITH A HISTORY OF MRSA AUTHORS: ERICA MASSEY, RN, BSN; THERESA WRIGHT, RN, CCRC, DNP; AMANDA TORIS, RN, BSN
This study is aimed to identify the knowledge, attitude and practices on universal precautions of the staff nurses and midwives in the delivery room and at the NICU.
The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) recommends that airborne precautions be taken when caring for an Ebola patient in the surgical setting in addition to standard, contact, and droplet precautions.
Hospital personnel took prompt precautions just before the Arabic-origin patient arrived.