Primary Prevention D011322

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Description

Specific practices for the prevention of disease or mental disorders in susceptible individuals or populations. These include HEALTH PROMOTION, including mental health; protective procedures, such as COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL; and monitoring and regulation of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS. Primary prevention is to be distinguished from SECONDARY PREVENTION and TERTIARY PREVENTION.   MeSH

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Subtype Terms (2)

Immunization
45 drugs (21 approved, 24 experimental)

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
7 drugs (6 approved, 1 experimental)


Phase 1 Indicated Drugs (2)

Other Experimental Indicated Drugs (2)

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