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noun aegis, armor, asylum, barricade, buckler, bulwark, citadel, conservation, covering, covert, coverture, custody, defense, fortification, freedom from danger, guarantee, guard, guardianship, haven, hedge, immunity, invulnerability, oversight, palladium, panoply, praesidium, preservation, preserve, refuge, safe conduct, safeguard, safekeeping, safety, salvation, security, shelter, shield, strength, stronghold, support, tutela, tutelage, wardship, wing
Foreign phrases: Inde datae leges ne fortior omnia posset.Laws were make lest the stronger might become alllowerful.
See also: adoption, advantage, affiliation, assistance, auspices, behalf, blackmail, bribe, bulwark, charge, conservation, coverage, custody, defense, direction, ecology, gratuity, guidance, haven, immunity, impunity, insurance, inviolability, lodging, panoply, patronage, precaution, preservation, refuge, reinforcement, safeguard, safekeeping, safety, security, shield, supervision, support, surveillance, trust, veil, ward

PROTECTION, merc. law, The name of a document generally given by notaries public, to sailors and other persons going abroad, in which is certified that the bearer therein named, is a citizen of the United States.

PROTECTION, government. That benefit or safety which the government affords to the citizens.

PROTECTION, Eng. law. A privilege granted by the king to a party to an action, by which he is protected from a judgment which would otherwise be rendered against him. Of these protections there are several kinds. F. N. B. 65.

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Faisal Masud, Medical Director, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, will be the featured speaker on the topic of Infection Protection Best Practices: A Call to Action.
Since 1986, Shepard Medical Products has been an industry leader in the field of Infection Protection for the medical and food industries.
NEOSPORIN Original First Aid Antibiotic Ointment, from the #1 Doctor-recommended brand, provides long-lasting infection protection and kills more types of infectious bacteria in laboratory tests than even the leading topical prescription antibiotic.
The first Conforming Bandage with activity against microbes such as MRSA, it gives clinicians a very important new product for their infection protection programs.
We know that quantifiable benefits can be achieved, both in terms of lives saved and costs reduced, through a heightened emphasis on sterile technique and infection protection and leading to a decreased rate of CRBSI.

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