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Descriptor in English: Preventive Medicine
Descriptor in Spanish: Medicina Preventiva
Descriptor in Portuguese: Medicina Preventiva
Descriptor in French: Médecine préventive
Entry term(s): Care, Preventative
Care, Preventive
Medicine, Preventative
Medicine, Preventive
Preventative Care
Preventative Medicine
Preventive Care
Tree number(s): H02.403.720.750
Scope note: A medical specialty primarily concerned with prevention of disease (PRIMARY PREVENTION) and the promotion and preservation of health in the individual.
Annotation: use for the specialty; for specific disease, use /prev; PRIMARY PREVENTION, SECONDARY PREVENTION and TERTIARY PREVENTION are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
See also the descriptors: Disease Prevention DeCS
Health Promotion MeSH
Preventive Health Services MeSH
Public Health MeSH
DeCS UI: 28454
Descriptor UI: D011315
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/03
Preventive Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0017567
Scope note A medical specialty primarily concerned with prevention of disease (PRIMARY PREVENTION) and the promotion and preservation of health in the individual.
Preferred term Preventive Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Preventative
Medicine, Preventive
Preventative Medicine
Preventive Care - Narrower
Concept UI M000612366
Preferred term Preventive Care
Entry term(s) Care, Preventative
Care, Preventive
Preventative Care



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