preventive services

preventive services

A general term for surveillance services—e.g., regular cervical smears, breast screening, faecal occult blood testing, biennial colonoscopy, serial PSA testing, smoking cessation programmes, etc.—which are intended to reduce demand on acute hospital services, by preventing disease or identifying early disease which is more amenable to treatment.
References in classic literature ?
The preventive service afloat was really the one for us to reckon with, and it was material for our success and safety to know the exact position of the patrol craft in the neighbourhood.
The field hospital provided diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive services to the local women and children.
He was assistant director of the Department of Preventive Services at the Ministry of Health in 1969 and Assistant Undersecretary of Preventive Services from 1970 to 1975.
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 18, 2019-Northwell Health elects Karina Davidson as VC of the US Preventive Services Task Force
Global Banking News-March 18, 2019-Northwell Health elects Karina Davidson as VC of the US Preventive Services Task Force
M2 PHARMA-March 18, 2019-Northwell Health elects Karina Davidson as VC of the US Preventive Services Task Force
adults ages 35 and older had received all the high-priority, appropriate preventive services recommended for them.
Health Minister assured that the Ministry of health (MOH) has provided preventive services, via access points, to pilgrims.
Kang, M.D., from New York University in New York City, and colleagues used Medicare claims (2010 to 2014) to retrospectively assess whether there is an association between use of screening mammography and use of a variety of other preventive services in female Medicare enrollees.
ISLAMABAD -- Around three dozen officials of the Customs Collectorate of Preventive Services have approached the court against a minimum condition imposed for time scale promotions.
Summary: Hospital for women and children will provide diagnosis, curative and preventive services in Sudan and Africa
Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), and professional medical associations such as the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Full browser ?