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Descriptor English:   Preventive Medicine 
Descriptor Spanish:   Medicina Preventiva 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Medicina Preventiva 
Synonyms English:   Care, Preventative
Care, Preventive
Medicine, Preventative
Medicine, Preventive
Preventative Care
Preventative Medicine
Preventive Care  
Tree Number:   H02.403.720.750
Definition English:   A medical specialty primarily concerned with prevention of disease (PRIMARY PREVENTION) and the promotion and preservation of health in the individual. 
Indexing Annotation English:   use for the specialty; for specific disease, use /prev; PRIMARY PREVENTION, SECONDARY PREVENTION and TERTIARY PREVENTION are also available
See Related English:   Disease Prevention
Health Promotion
Preventive Health Services
Public Health
 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CL classification EC economics
ED education ES ethics
HI history IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence MT methods
OG organization & administration ST standards
SN statistics & numerical data TD trends
Record Number:   28454 
Unique Identifier:   D011315 

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