Prophylactic Sentence Examples
There is some evidence that arsenic has a prophylactic effect.
All these prophylactic measures are directed against mosquitoes.
This preparation is prophylactic, but does not seem to be curative.
Nor is it possible to regard (with Zahn) such counsels as merely prophylactic; they are too definite and pointed.
A 1 solution is also used as a prophylactic for ophthalmia neonatorum.Advertisement
The supreme value of quinine is as a specific antidote to malaria, against which it also possesses a powerful prophylactic action.
Indeed his chief work, a Commentary on Romans, though meant as a prophylactic against the new doctrines, gave great offence at Rome and Paris.
Both it and the aromatic solution are powerful intestinal astringents, and are therefore useful in diarrhoea of a serious type, being strongly recommended both as a prophylactic and as a treatment during epidemics of Asiatic cholera.
Small doses of the aromatic acid also serve as a prophylactic to those artisans who work in lead and as a treatment in lead poisoning in order to form an insoluble sulphate of lead.
The Metternich stela (XXXth Dynasty), the finest example of a class of prophylactic stelae generally known by the name of "Horus on the crocodiles," is inscribed with a long text relating the adventures of Isis and Horus in the marshes of the Delta.Advertisement
An updated systematic review has been included on prophylactic anticonvulsants.
Randomized trial of prophylactic daily aspirin in British male doctors.
Prompting the authors to recommend the use of Acticoat as a useful prophylactic against fungal infections as it has a rapid broad-spectrum of activity.
This study therefore only considered the costs associated with prophylactic cholecystectomy; the authors acknowledged that this provided a conservative cost estimate.
However, in the case of cardiac transplant patients, post-transplantation prophylactic cholecystectomy would appear to be the most cost-effective option.Advertisement
The Paulus probenecid study did not appear to show any reduction in attacks without addition of prophylactic colchicine.
With prophylactic colectomy, the main risks to life are the development of duodenal cancer or desmoid tumors.
Heparin Approximately 2/3 of the patients received prophylactic low dose heparin Approximately 2/3 of the patients received prophylactic low dose heparin during the course of study.
Surveillance is initiated and some of the female members of the family elect to have prophylactic mastectomy.
The other ten concluded that there was a lack of evidence to support prophylactic removal of impacted third molars.Advertisement
This study was designed to assess whether prophylactic surgery decreased the long-term mortality for small aneurysms.
The remaining 28 women (93 %) undergoing prophylactic oophorectomy expressed no regret about the decision.
Interest in prophylactic oophorectomy may fluctuate based on varying exposure to cues that trigger anxiety.
An oophorectomy carried out in the absence of ovarian cancer is known as a risk-reducing bilateral oophorectomy or prophylactic bilateral oophorectomy.
Malaria is not endemic in Egypt it is therefore not necessary to take a malaria prophylactic.Advertisement
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The duration of the antimicrobial prophylactic regimen examined in the included trials varied from a single dose to a 14-day course.
But that does not make systemic prophylactic vaccination ineffective or impractical.
During the baseline study, only 10% of patients were prescribed prophylactic warfarin.
Patients with heart disease need prophylactic antibiotic for any dental work or medical procedures they undergo.
Surgery may also be preventive or prophylactic, removing an abnormal looking area of tissue that is likely to become malignant over time.
Because children with Marfan are at increased risk for infective endocarditis, they must take a prophylactic dose of an antibiotic before having dental work or minor surgery, as these procedures may allow bacteria to enter the bloodstream.
Other children need more aggressive treatment that includes preventive (prophylactic) medication.
Headache medications are classified as abortive, prophylactic, or symptom relief.
Abortive medications treat a headache in progress, prophylactic medications prevent a headache, and symptom relief medications relieve associated headache symptoms.
Prophylactic medications are prescribed to treat frequent tension headaches or migraines, or the combination of both headaches.
Some prophylactic treatments include antidepressants, antihistamines, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs), prednisone, beta-blockers, and calcium channel blockers.
The children of mothers who give birth outside the traditional hospital setting should contact their healthcare provider regarding the necessity of prophylactic antibiotic drops.
If the cause is thought to be a bacterial infection, such as strep throat, prophylactic antibiotic treatment is sometimes given once the infection has been treated to prevent recurrence.
Women and teens with two or more UTIs within a six-month period sometimes are given prophylactic treatment, usually nitrofurantoin or trimethoprim for three to six months.
Some episodes of vomiting may be prevented by avoiding specific triggers or by taking prophylactic medications.
In 2003, a new high-dose prophylactic (preventive) treatment was being tested to reduce CMV risk in stem cell transplant recipients.
The drug has also been a useful prophylactic, or preventative treatment, in some bipolar patients.
If a child is prone to sinus infections, some doctors may also use prophylactic or preventative treatment similar to allergy management.
Children who are identified as carriers of the RET gene can be offered total thyroidectomy as a preventative (prophylactic) measure to prevent the development of MTC.
His attitude is prophylactic, rather than polemic, for the "philosophy" has not as yet taken deep root.
The planting of eucalyptus trees is out of favour at present, but it appears to have been successful in Portugal, not from any prophylactic virtues in the plant, but through the great absorption of moisture by its deep roots, which tends to dry the subsoil.
Medicated soaps for external use are only employed in cases of skin ailments, as prophylactic washes and as disinfectant soaps.
Thus, animism is in some directions little developed, so far as we can see, among the Australian aborigines; but from those who know them best we learn that they believe in innumerable spirits and bush bogies, which wander, especially at night, and can be held at bay by means of fire; with this belief may be compared the ascription in European folk belief of prophylactic properties to iron.
The Indians have a habit of consuming a yellowish edible earth containing sulphur; on pilgrimages they obtain images moulded of this earth at the shrines they visit, and eat the images as a prophylactic against disease.
Personal ornaments and decorations of dwellings, furniture, vehicles and pottery had once a consecrating, or - what often comes to the same thing - a prophylactic value and significance.
Inoculation with Haffkine's prophylactic fluid should be offered to all persons willing to avail themselves of it.
They also expressed the opinion that carbolic acid was a valuable agent in restraining tetanus growth when added to plague prophylactic, ' and they, therefore, thought that its omission was a grave mistake.
Klein also prepares a new prophylactic from the dried organs of a guinea-pig, and one of the most interesting experiments is that of Strong (Archiv far Schiff sand tropische Hygiene, April, 1906), who uses for producing immunity in man a living virulent culture of the bacillus pestis.
It is also of great use as a prophylactic.