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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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True or False: A player's helmet and pads will prevent catastrophic neck injury?
The number of index cases needed to be detected to prevent 1 death (assuming 6%-10% case-fatality ratio) would have been 150-180 with attack rates of 5% and 50-83 with attack rates of 30%.
Because dry solids in bags or in a bulk tank can get dirty, mills must prevent contamination.
The steps range from empowering floor nurses to deploy rapid response teams to prevent patients from going code blue--the step King believes would have saved Josie--to standardizing hygiene to prevent infections.
To prevent iatrogenic damage, the clinician can place a small, almost matrix-like band called the InterGuard (Photo 5) in the interproximal area before prepping the contact area.
The danger now is that misleading nevirapine stories published around the world will cause patients, doctors, or even governments to reject single-dose nevirapine to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission, in cases when no other treatment is possible.
Metalcasters also may seek to prevent hot distortion defects by making cores with high hot strengths and also low core decomposed gases.
There have been many systematic reviews of the effectiveness of stretching as a way to prevent athletic injuries.
However, in the event of a major blackout eight hours will at least allow building managers and businesses sufficient time to activate alternate security options, such as mobilizing more security guards to the building to protect the tenants and prevent lack of communication between the building
Elias CJ and Coggins C, Acceptability research on female-controlled barrier methods to prevent heterosexual transmission of HIV: where have we been?
Beta carotene was supposed to prevent lung cancer (instead, it raised the risk in smokers).
Since prevention is nearly impossible, the next best thing is to be acutely aware of the possibility of scabies and treat it as soon as possible, to prevent further spread.