How to use Prophylaxis in a sentence
The prophylaxis is important in order to limit the spread of the parasites.
Antifungal prophylaxis with absorbable agents might have an impact on the rate of documented bacteremia in febrile neutropenia.
Prophylaxis and treatment of allergic rhinitis including hayfever and that caused by other airborne allergens such as house dust mite and animal dander.
Most cases of malaria are in those who failed to take, or comply regularly with, malaria prophylaxis.
Other topics discussed include rapid diagnostic tests, counterfeit drugs, seasonal prophylaxis, and vivax malaria.Advertisement
Hence, the US Centers for Disease Control does not recommend antibiotic prophylaxis even for high-risk travelers.
However, some true close contacts did not appear to receive prophylaxis.
Current guidelines on anti-D prophylaxis - are they effective, can they be improved?
The authors of the report paid particular attention in their discussion to thromboembolic prophylaxis.
Patients who for any reason cannot receive adequate antithrombotic prophylaxis.Advertisement
There are also risks associated with the use of antibiotic prophylaxis.
Where post-exposure prophylaxis has failed, incubation periods have tended to be short.
The US Public Health Service Guidelines for occupational postexposure prophylaxis are currently being revised.
However, it was made clear that data to support pre-exposure prophylaxis are somewhat limited.
No antibody testing is required after 28 weeks and rh prophylaxis must continue.Advertisement
Antibiotic prophylaxis as practiced for the prevention of wound sepsis is more than adequate.
Early treatment with IV acyclovir is recommended for infants in this exposure category who develop varicella despite VZIG prophylaxis.
Systemic antibiotic prophylaxis should probably be given to men undergoing transurethral resection of the prostate.
To ascertain the feasibility of extracting information about deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis from medical records.
No information about how patients treated (eg positioning, use of stress ulcer prophylaxis, etc).Advertisement
Once exposed to the virus, the person can begin a therapy called post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP).
The CDC also recommended updated prophylaxis regimens for women with penicillin allergies, as well as other guidelines for patients with threatened preterm deliveries and other recommendations.
Every year an estimated 18,000 Americans receive rabies pre-exposure prophylaxis and an additional 16,000-39,000 receive post-exposure prophylaxis as a result of animal bites.
However pre-exposure prophylaxis of children who are at risk of being exposed to rabid animals eliminates the need for RIG and decreases the number of required vaccinations after exposure.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis is particularly important for children who may be exposed to rabies in places where vaccines, if available, may cause adverse reactions.Advertisement
Pre-exposure prophylaxis also may be helpful for children who are exposed unknowingly or do not report the exposure.
When a child is bitten by a healthy domestic dog, cat, or ferret, the animal is usually confined for 10 days and observed for signs of rabies prior to initiating post-exposure prophylaxis.
Post-exposure prophylaxis should be considered following any contact between a child and a bat, even if there is no evidence of a bite or scratch, since the child may be unaware of the contact and marks may not be apparent.
For example, post-exposure prophylaxis should be considered if an unattended child is found in a room with a bat and the bat cannot be tested for rabies.
It is used in conjunction with an inactivated-rabies vaccine for post-exposure prophylaxis.Advertisement
Children with suppressed immune systems should not receive pre-exposure prophylaxis against rabies.
Post-exposure prophylaxis should be administered regardless of any other illness or condition.
Children receiving post-exposure prophylaxis outside of the United States should have their antibody levels against rabies measured after their return.
Rabies immune globulin (RIG or HRIG)-A human serum preparation containing high levels of antibodies against the rabies virus; used for post-exposure prophylaxis.
Cephalosporins are the usually preferred agents for surgical prophylaxis.Advertisement
Individuals bitten by an unknown or potentially rabid animal should receive postexposure vaccination, also called postexposure prophylaxis (PEP).
In the case of rabies, postexposure prophylaxis involves a series of vaccines given to an individual who has been bitten by an unknown animal or one that is potentially infected with the rabies virus.
Sulfisoxazole may be used for prophylaxis of ear infections and prevention of meningococcal infections.
When, for instance, the cause of septic infection had been revealed, the prophylaxis of the disease became a possibility.
Preventing head louse infection insecticides must not be used for " prophylaxis " of head louse infection.Advertisement
Preventing head louse infection insecticides must not be used for " prophylaxis " of head louse infection insecticides must not be used for " prophylaxis " of head louse infection.
African Americans with HIV infection are less likely to be on antiretroviral therapy, less likely to receive prophylaxis for Pneumocystis pneumonia, and less likely to be receiving protease inhibitors than other persons with HIV.