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prevention & control
Subheadingprevention & control
Record TypeQ
Entry VersionPREV
AbbreviationPC
Scope NoteUsed with disease headings for increasing human or animal resistance against disease (e.g., immunization), for control of transmission agents, for prevention and control of environmental hazards, or for prevention and control of social factors leading to disease. It includes preventive measures in individual cases.
Annotationsubhead only; includes "preventive therapy"; includes vaccination; for prevention on epidemiologic or personal level; see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.58; DF: /prev or /PC CATALOG: may be subdivided geographically
Online Notesearch policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/PC or PC (SH) or SUBS APPLY PC
History Note66; used with Category C & F 1966-67; C, F & G 1968-74; C, F1, F3, G3 & I1 1975-89; C & F3 1990 forward
Entry Termcontrol
Entry Termprevention
Entry Termpreventive measures
Entry Termpreventive therapy
Entry Termprophylaxis
Date of Entry19731227
Revision Date20040713
Date Established19960101
Unique IDQ000517

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