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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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Preventable deaths have been rising since 2009 after years of declines and plateaus, and they trail only heart disease and cancer when it comes to the number of lives lost annually.
Today's walk sheds light on the issue of preventable blindness in India and the importance of optometrists.
The launch of this Fund is part of international efforts to rid the world of two debilitating and preventable diseases," said His Highness.
When preventable harm occurs, a host of organizational factors often contributed to the outcome, many outside the control of any one person.
Amenable deaths are a collection of diseases, such as diabetes and appendicitis, that are potentially preventable given effective and timely healthcare.
The 104-page report was released by HRW and Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement (CIVIC) after confirmation of the death of seven detained immigrants from 18 preventable deaths between 2012 and 2015 due to flawed medical care in the US.
The Patient Safety Movement Foundation was established through the support of the Masimo Foundation for Ethics, Innovation, and Competition in Healthcare to reduce that number of preventable deaths to 0 by 2020 (0X2020).
The most common cause of preventable hemorrhage death was postpartum hemorrhage, occurring in seven cases.
Geographic variation in potentially preventable hospitalizations for acute and chronic conditions, 2005-2011.
Odds of dying after urologic surgery decreased ever so slightly overall, yet the odds of dying following complications that were potentially recognizable or preventable increased 1.
Results: Fifty dermatologists thought that frequency of preventable skin diseases in their clinical practice is 26- 50%.

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