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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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We share the consensus that no one should be dying of preventable AKI by 2025, and that a comprehensive approach is needed to mitigate AKI-related mortality, as well as complications that can result in a poor quality of life," said Chris Hibberd, Astute Medical chief executive officer.
However, the world remains behind schedule to meet the fourth UN Millennium Development Goal of reducing preventable under-five mortality rates by two-thirds in 2015.
Under the banner of Committing to Child Survival: A Promise Renewed over 165 countries have since pledged to scale up efforts to end preventable child deaths.
Public Health England, the organisation responsible for the framework, will assess how many people are registered as sight impaired or severely impaired who have lost their sight as a result of one of the three major causes of preventable sight loss--glaucoma, AMD and diabetic retinopathy.
The Department of Health said preventable hospital deaths were "unacceptable".
For many other types of preventable harm, we don't quite know yet the best methods for reducing risks.
People from lower-income communities accounted for nearly one-third more potentially preventable hospital admissions than patients from higher-income communities (12 percent vs.
This is an entirely preventable and curable infection, but it can be fatal if prompt diagnosis and treatment are not given.
Jade's death was completely unnecessary and preventable.
The report included a catalogue of criticism of the authorities' conduct in failing to protect the victims, stating: "The panel concluded that the assault was a preventable incident.
Reducing preventable injuries from medication errors, misuse, and abuse is the goal of an initiative being launched by the Food and Drug Administration, agency officials announced at a briefing.

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