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Descriptor in English: Quaternary Prevention
Descriptor in Spanish: Prevención Cuaternaria
Descriptor in Portuguese: Prevenção Quaternária
Descriptor in French: Prévention Quaternaire
Entry term(s): Prevention, Quaternary
Preventions, Quaternary
Quaternary Preventions
Tree number(s): N02.421.726.784
N04.590.374.675
N05.300.703
N06.850.780.715
SP2.026.197
Scope note: Actions taken to protect individuals (i.e. persons/patients) from unnecessary medical interventions that are likely to cause more harm than good.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 2020
See also the descriptors: Medical Overuse MeSH
Preventive Health Services MeSH
DeCS UI: 59281
Descriptor UI: D000081404
Date Established: 2020/01/01
Date of Entry: 2019/07/08
Revision Date: 2019/07/08
Quaternary Prevention - Preferred
Concept UI M000650540
Scope note Actions taken to protect individuals (i.e. persons/patients) from unnecessary medical interventions that are likely to cause more harm than good.
Preferred term Quaternary Prevention
Entry term(s) Prevention, Quaternary
Preventions, Quaternary
Quaternary Preventions



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