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prevention

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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The registry did not employ the USPSTF standard for eligibility for aspirin as primary prevention, opting instead to utilize an estimated 10-year cardiovascular disease risk of 6% or higher.
KEY WORDS: cancer, environmental health, occupational, policy, primary prevention, public health.
Antithrombotic Trialists Collaboration Primary Prevention Writing Group: Baigent C, Blackwell L, Buring J, Collins R, Emberson J, Godwin J, et al.
We are looking for new and novel ways to encourage the public to recognise the benefits of primary prevention and screening, and this contest has helped to encourage creative minds from around the world to bring public attention to the cause," said Barry D.
Primary prevention does have a role in today's EAP, but that role is rarely measured.
School-wide primary prevention activities may include teaching conflict resolution, emotional literacy, and anger management skills on a school-wide or universal basis.
The impact of primary prevention in comprehensive health programs will be discussed as well as its cost effectiveness.
Primary prevention of intimate partner violence is a realistic objective.
A five-faceted plan allows each country to address interpersonal violence: more accurate data collection, increased research, an emphasis on primary prevention, more widely available victim support services, and a national anti-interpersonal violence prevention plan.
The authors demonstrate not just that the program works, but how it works, and in so doing make a contribution to theory, research, and practice in primary prevention and mental health promotion for children.
henselae is known to cause bacillary angiomatosis and bacillary peliosis in immunocompromised persons, knowledge of its presence in the Jamaican cat population is important for primary prevention.
The report stressed that prevention occurs at three levels: primary prevention activities that are directed to the population at large, secondary prevention efforts that target families judged to be at risk of child abuse and/or neglect, and tertiary prevention focusing on families in which abuse already has occurred and steps must be taken to prevent a recurrence.