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prophylactic

1. protecting from or preventing disease
2. a prophylactic drug or device, esp a condom
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In previous reports local antimicrobial susceptibility tests showed that Rhizobium radiobacter was most commonly sensitive to 3rd generation cephalosporins, aminoglycosides, fluroquinolones and carbapenems.6,10 Rhizobium radiobacter was only resistant to trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole in susceptibility report of tissue and abscess culture of our patient, so intravenous imipenem and Clindamycin started with prophylactically for FG and were continued until the control tissue culture had become negative.
Military training groups in Israel have declared certain caves off limits because of heavy tick presence (9) and have prophylactically administered doxycycline to those suspected to have been exposed (7).
Tetanus toxoid @ 3 IU/ kg was administered prophylactically. The owner was advised to keep the animal with restricted movement.
Antibiotics are not necessary prophylactically and should be avoided unless infection occurs.
Various studies recommended preventive strategies like voiding immediately after sexual intercourse, use of probiotics, and even taking antibiotic or urinary antiseptics prophylactically after intercourse.
Modernist constitutionalism argues that American constitutionalism is not fundamentally defined by a single written proclamation of the supreme positive law of the land, one that is entrenched against majoritarian choices and pathology by providing for a prophylactically insulated judiciary empowered with the final say as to the document's meaning.
Currently two classes of antiemetics are predominantly given prophylactically in an attempt to prevent PONV.
Infusions of factor IX temporarily replace clotting factors necessary to resolve bleeding and when used prophylactically to prevent new bleeding episodes.
Showed intra-uterine pregnancy and she was prophylactically started on enoxaparin 20mg S/C once daily.
After serious thought and in consultation with medical professionals and her family, Nunes decided to have both breasts and her ovaries removed prophylactically to lower her chances of a future cancer diagnosis.
We leave to clinicians to decide whether to re- move, prophylactically, erupting third molars after orthodontic treatment.
She uses the results of the pathologies to formulate new addresses for The Equine Touch so they can be used prophylactically as a preventative measure by Equine Touch bodyworkers, students and practitioners.