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PREVENT

Cardiology Any of a number of clinical trials:
1. Prevention of Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism.
2. Program in Ex Vivo Vein Graft Engineering via Transfection.
3. Proliferation Reduction with Vascular Energy Trial.
4. Prospective Randomized Evaluation of the Vascular Effects of Norvasc® Trial.

prevent,

v to keep from happening or existing, especially by precautionary measures.
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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, "Questions and answers: The HIVNET 012 study and the safety and effectiveness of nevirapine in preventing mother-to-infant transmission of HIV," http://www2.
From the previous simulations and the experimental results, it was concluded that one of the solutions in preventing the hot distortion of the sand cores is increasing their weight, which would balance the buoyancy force and bring the resultant force to the minimum (or to zero).
The effectiveness of preexposure vaccines in preventing new infections diminished over several decades but remained fairly high.
11) Although the first clinical trial designed to measure the diaphragm's efficacy in preventing HIV is just now getting under way, several observational studies have shown that the diaphragm used with spermicide is effective in preventing some STDs (e.
Preventing xerosis involves three key elements: keeping the environment amply humidified, which includes not keeping the temperature excessively high; making sure residents have good fluid intake, which should already be part of the care routine; and moisturizing the skin daily.
School counselors are only exposed to legal liability if they fail to exercise reasonable care in preventing foreseeable school violence (Remley & Hermann, 2000).
Preventing replenishment of wetness under the tank by sealing new wetness out is more important than worrying about any moisture trapped under the tank by such a seal.
The second category includes options for preventing and controlling violence based on school management.
It looks as if statins may be effective in preventing a very large proportion of dementia," says Drachman.
There is currently a lot more interest in preventing cognitive and functional decline in residents," Streim remarks.
Preventing child abuse and neglect requires the efforts of everyone who helps to shape the lives of children.
While much of AIDS research has focused on preventing HIV replication, scientists also have long sought a way to prevent the virus from entering human cells altogether.

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