preventive medicine

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preventive medicine

The anticipation, communication, prediction, identification, prevention, education, risk assessment, and control of communicable diseases, illnesses and exposure to endemic, occupational, and environmental threats. These threats include nonbattle injuries, combat stress responses, weapons of mass destruction, and other threats to the health and readiness of military personnel. Communicable diseases include anthropod-, vector-, food-, waste-, and waterborne diseases. Preventative medicine measures include field sanitation, medical surveillance, pest and vector control, disease risk assessment, environmental and occupational health surveillance, waste (human, hazardous, and medical) disposal, food safety inspection, and potable water surveillance. Also called PVNTMED.
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Noun1.preventive medicine - the branch of medicine concerned with preventing disease; "the medical establishment doesn't profit from preventive medicine"
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
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Bolles was a founding member and president of the Northwest Academy of Preventative Medicine, a trustee of the John Bastyr College of Medicine, a member of the American Academy of Medical Preventics, and a member of the Orthomolecular Society.
We want them to learn about health and preventative medicine, but we also want them to understand that becoming a doctor is an achievable goal.
The chapter on anesthesia, surgery, and biomethodology has been subdivided and expanded into three chapters, and the biomethodology chapter is now a chapter on physical examination, preventative medicine, and diagnosis.
Mark Huffman, assistant professor in preventative medicine and medicine-cardiology at the Northwestern University in Illinois, said that the pill could be added next year to the World Health Organisation's 'Model List of Essential Medicines'.
But perhaps counter-intuitively, connections between those largely debunked and forgotten approaches and some of the central concepts of modern preventative medicine (frequent bathing, anyone?
Dorian Dugmore is a world-renowned expert in cardiovascular health, preventative medicine and wellness.
The representative of the Public Association of Social Security also offered to develop preventative medicine, resume the annual check-up, which would allow the citizens to fully examine the body and see all doctors.
acts The Circles were very good In addition to offering face painting, birds of prey, and refreshments, the afternoon was highly educational, with tours of the facilities, informative talks on a range of procedures, and advice on preventative medicine.
Gentris Corporation, a company involved in the application of genomic biomarkers to clinical studies, has announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Shanghai Institutes of Preventative Medicine.
corporations have also recognized the value of preventative medicine by joining the Corporate Health Improvement Program (CHIP), founded by Dr.
Summary: The Emirates Identity Authority announced that it will open a new registration centre near the Preventative Medicine Centre close to Al Baraha Hospital on Feb 26.
Abu Dhabi Emirates Identity Authority (Eida) announced that it will open six new registration centres at Preventative Medicine Centres (PMCs) this month in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah.