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Qualifier English: prevention & control
Qualifier Spanish: prevención & control
Qualifier Portuguese: prevenção & controle
Qualifier French: prévention et contrôle
Entry term(s): control
prevention
prevention and control
preventive measures
preventive therapy
prophylaxis
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/Q000517
Scope note: Used with disease headings for increasing human or animal resistance against disease (e.g., immunization), for control of transmission agents, for prevention and control of environmental hazards, or for prevention and control of social factors leading to disease. It includes preventive measures in individual cases.
Annotation: subheading only; includes "preventive therapy"; includes vaccination; for prevention on epidemiologic or personal level; CATALOGER: may be subdivided geographically
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/PC or PC (SH) or SUBS APPLY PC
History Note: 66; used with Category C & F 1966-67; C, F & G 1968-74; C, F1, F3, G3 & I1 1975-89; C & F3 1990 forward
Entry Version: PREV
Abbreviation: PC
DeCS ID: 22054
Unique ID: Q000517
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Date Established: 1996/01/01
Date of Entry: 1973/12/27
Revision Date: 2017/04/11
prevention & control - Preferred
Concept UI M0030715
Scope note Used with disease headings for increasing human or animal resistance against disease (e.g., immunization), for control of transmission agents, for prevention and control of environmental hazards, or for prevention and control of social factors leading to disease. It includes preventive measures in individual cases.
Preferred term prevention & control
Entry term(s) prevention and control
preventive measures
preventive therapy
prophylaxis
prevention - Narrower
Concept UI M0030717
Preferred term prevention
control - Narrower
Concept UI M0030716
Preferred term control



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