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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Students needing tertiary prevention may self-identify; be identified by peers; or be referred by parents, teachers, or coaches.
Hepatitis C prevention in persons in correctional facilities could involve providing them with primary, secondary and tertiary prevention measures while they are in custody, or linking them with community-based prevention programs upon their release.
The best approach for dealing with this disease is to get women to seek primary or secondary prevention since tertiary prevention has little effectiveness even in the best health systems.
In addition to these primary and secondary preventive treatments, BCH used tertiary prevention on cavitated lesions.
* First, clinical mental health counselors need to help stakeholders successfully build procedures and standardized care processes targeted at tertiary prevention.
It is possible to expand the use of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention to achieve improved health outcomes, better patient experience of care, and lower cost of care, which could allow existing benefit dollars to cover more patients and increase access.
Success, however, requires a shift away from tertiary prevention (i.e., controlling complications with the use of drugs and procedures).
Concepts such as primary, secondary and tertiary prevention are foreign to most respiratory therapists with whom I've come in contact.
42) in order to inform and guide their practice, which includes primary, secondary and tertiary prevention. Promoting client health, the primary goal of the community health nurse and the long-term goal of achieving healthier communities, requires these nurses to be well informed, to have an excellent understanding of the social determinants of health, their impact on the health of individuals and populations, and to appreciate the role of health promotion strategies at the individual, group, community and population level.
Tertiary prevention means early detection, regular check-up and follow-up with health care providers.
These are the targets for primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention in the public health mode of child sexual abuse, and entail (1) the abuser's motivation; (2) the abuser's inhibitions; (3) external impediments; and (4) the child's resistance.
According to Professor Dr Surya Kant, Head of the Pulmonary Medicine Department, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University (CSMMU), "We have primary, secondary and tertiary prevention methods at our disposal.

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