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preventive

1. Med
a. tending to prevent disease; prophylactic
b. of or relating to the branch of medicine concerned with prolonging life and preventing disease
2. (in Britain) of, relating to, or belonging to the customs and excise service or the coastguard
3. Med any drug or agent that tends to prevent or protect against disease
4. another name for contraceptive
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Through preventive maintenance, vehicles are thoroughly inspected, repaired and maintained in a way that prevents the vehicle from experiencing larger incidents, defects or issues on the road.
[ClickPress, Wed May 08 2019] Oral diseases ranging from tooth decay to gum disease and oral cancer inflicts considerable hardship and pain for children and adults, especially those who are deprived of preventive and care services.
Benefits may be especially limited for preventive drugs since these drugs often take several years to achieve their goal.
According the decision from the Seventh Division dated March 11, all the conditions warranting the preventive suspension of Paulate, who is accused of violating Section 3 of R.A.
Prof Nadeem Qamar said that the Department of Preventive Cardiology has established at NICVD and best interventional cardiologists Prof Khawar Kazmi appointed as head this department and program.
adults ages 35 and older had received all the high-priority, appropriate preventive services recommended for them.
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.
class="MsoNormalMy specialisation in preventive health care is what has made me a professional in this area.
As many as 37 Superintendents of Preventive Service at the Customs Collectorate in Karachi, filed the petition in the Islamabad High Court, stating that the notification is 'unjustified' as the petitioners have already completed at least three-years of service in basic pay scale grade (BPS) -16 and hence are fully qualified for being promoted to the next grade, BPS-17 and if not promoted, many of them will retire before they complete another three years' of service.
Preventive officers who have served in the Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Preventive, Custom House, Karachi, for almost 32/33 years are still in the same grade, viz BPS-16, but they are designated as Superintendents, Preventive Service, wearing four stripes on their uniforms.
Affordable Care Act required that payers cover preventive screenings without out-of-pocket costs to patients, according to a new study in the current issue of The American Journal of Managed Care.
Rieter is strengthening its service offering by implementing preventive maintenance packages for use in overhauls of Rieter machines.

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