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Preventive Medicine

  • Kenneth F. Kessel
  • Kenrad E. Nelson
  • Colette Rasmussen
  • Martin C. Doot


Preventive medicine is the art and science of health promotion, disease prevention, disability limitation, and rehabilitation. Subsumed in this definition is the principle that preventive medicine activities can occur at various levels.


Family Physician Preventive Medicine Typhoid Fever Bacillus Calmette Guerin Measle Vaccine 
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  • Kenneth F. Kessel
  • Kenrad E. Nelson
  • Colette Rasmussen
  • Martin C. Doot

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