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 DeCS Categories

E02 Therapeutics .
E02.319 Drug Therapy .
E02.319.162 Chemoprevention .
E02.319.162.150 Antibiotic Prophylaxis .
E02.319.703 Premedication .
E02.319.703.150 Antibiotic Prophylaxis .
E06 Dentistry .
E06.721 Periodontics .
E06.721.189 Dental Prophylaxis .
E06.761 Preventive Dentistry .
E06.761.227 Dental Prophylaxis .
N02 Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services .
N02.421 Health Services .
N02.421.726 Preventive Health Services .
N02.421.726.755 Post-Exposure Prophylaxis .
N02.421.726.758 Primary Prevention .
N02.421.726.758.655 Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis .
N06 Environment and Public Health .
N06.850 Public Health .
N06.850.780 Public Health Practice .
N06.850.780.680 Primary Prevention .
N06.850.780.680.655 Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis .
 Synonyms & Historicals
/prevention & control .
/control .
/prevention .
/preventive measures .
/preventive therapy .
/preventive treatment .
/prophylaxis .
/prevention and control .
Used 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. .
Dental Prophylaxis .
Prophylaxis, Dental .
Treatment for the prevention of periodontal diseases or other dental diseases by the cleaning of the teeth in the dental office using the procedures of DENTAL SCALING and DENTAL POLISHING. The treatment may include plaque detection, removal of supra- and subgingival plaque and calculus, application of caries-preventing agents, checking of restorations and prostheses and correcting overhanging margins and proximal contours of restorations, and checking for signs of food impaction. .
Antibiotic Prophylaxis .
Antibiotic Premedications .
Premedications, Antibiotic .
Prophylaxis, Antibiotic .
Antibiotic Premedication .
Premedication, Antibiotic .
Use of antibiotics before, during, or after a diagnostic, therapeutic, or surgical procedure to prevent infectious complications. .
Chemoprevention .
Chemoprophylaxis .
The use of chemical compounds to prevent the development of a specific disease. .
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis .
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) .
Pre Exposure Prophylaxis .
Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) .
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxi .
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxi (PrEP) .
Prophylaxi, Pre-Exposure .
Prophylaxi, Pre-Exposure (PrEP) .
Prophylaxis, Pre-Exposure .
Prophylaxis, Pre-Exposure (PrEP) .
A method of disease prevention (abbreviated PrEP) which involves the administration of drugs to at-risk persons who have not been exposed to the disease-causing agent. .
Post-Exposure Prophylaxis .
Post-Exposure Prevention .
Post Exposure Prevention .
Post Exposure Prophylaxis .
Prevention, Post-Exposure .
Prophylaxis, Post-Exposure .
The prevention of infection or disease following exposure to a pathogen. .