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noun bar, barrier, constraint, constriction, control, damper, determent, deterrence, deterrent, fetter, hindrance, impediment, inhibition, obstacle, obstruction, obtrusion, obviation, predisposition, presumption, prohibition, restraint, restriction, retardation, stoppage, thwarting
See also: bar, barrier, constraint, control, damper, deterrence, deterrent, disadvantage, fetter, frustration, halt, impediment, obstruction, obviation, prohibition, restraint, restriction, stay, veto

PREVENTION, civil and French law. The right of a judge to take cognizance of an action over which he has concurrent jurisdiction with another judge.
     2. In Pennsylvania it has been ruled that a justice of the peace cannot take cognizance of a cause which has been previously decided by another justice. 2 Dall. 77; Id. 114.

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This tertiary prevention reduced the need to treat the children in the operating room by 48% at BCH.
Once tertiary prevention is recognized as the best way to control costs and provide superior care, health plans will routinely integrate standardized mental health interventions into primary care practices.
the normalization of glucose and the absence of medication) changes the approach from tertiary prevention to secondary prevention.
Then, they must show lack of responsiveness to secondary prevention before becoming eligible for tertiary prevention.
Tertiary prevention is applied after maltreatment has occurred and seeks to stop recurrence or deterioration in the child's circumstances and is the point at which fostering and adoption become significant.
Since both primary and tertiary prevention also exist, it is obvious that this statement simply isn't true.
Primary and tertiary prevention strategies apply well to BC.
While most energy should be expended on primary prevention and reduction of harmful exposure, most emphasis in our current system is on secondary and tertiary prevention.
And tertiary prevention is really management; it aims to reduce the severity of and complications associated with disease.
Tertiary prevention attempts to reduce the extent and severity of a health problem to its lowest possible level, in order to minimize disability and restore or preserve function.
The focal point of PBS is problem behavior prevention using a three-tiered approach that includes primary (or universal), secondary, and tertiary prevention (George et al.

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