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patient education programme
peer evaluation program
population education program
positional expression profiling
post-exposure prophylaxis, see there
psychiatric evaluation profile
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1. Post-exposure prophylaxis, see there.
2. Protein electrophoresis, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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.
Mentioned in: Animal Bite Infections
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