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PEP

Abbreviation for:
patient education programme
peer evaluation program
pepsin
peptide
phosphoenolpyruvate
population education program
positional expression profiling
post-exposure prophylaxis, see there
pre-ejection period
protein eletrophoresis
psychiatric evaluation profile
psycho-educational profile

PEP

1. Post-exposure prophylaxis, see there.

Postexposure prophylaxis (PEP)

Any treatment given after exposure to a disease to try to prevent the disease from occurring. In the case of rabies, PEP involves a series of vaccines given to an individual who has been bitten by an unknown animal or one that is potentially infected with the rabies virus.
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For further information on the PEP ecopassport program, please contact an SGS representative.
This pilot study investigated the motivations and beliefs driving performance enhancing product (PEP) use among competitive cyclists.
PEP therapy is a recommended and effective component of the management of people with respiratory pathology; however, there is little information about the actual clinical usage of the technique, particularly the use of improvised PEP devices.
The principles of PEP remain the same: Occupational exposures to HIV in health care workers should be considered urgent medical concerns, and should be reported and managed promptly under your institution's procedures.
PEP is available for complimentary use as an iPad app that provides pharmacies with a built-in three- to five-minute patient self-assessment that identifies the top three dimensions (such as ineffective communication, monetary concerns and a general mistrust of health care providers) affecting adherence as well as targeted interventions for each patient.
Precision Engineered Products LLC (PEP), based in Attleboro, Mass., is opening a new manufacturing facility in the Dominican Republic.
5 October 2011 - Precision Engineered Products (PEP) has acquired Boston Endo-Surgical Technologies (BE-ST), which specialises in the production of spinal and orthopaedic surgical instruments.