Health Maintenance and Screening

  • Thomas A. JohnsonJr.
  • K. Max Eakin

Abstract

Physicians have traditionally been concerned about the future welfare of their patients. Organized thought about this concern has led to attempts to reduce susceptibility to disease (primary prevention), detect disease early so that therapy can be started before irreversible damage occurs (secondary prevention), and manage established disease so as to minimize disability (tertiary prevention).

Keywords

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Rheumatic Fever Yellow Fever Blood Lead Level Rheumatic Heart Disease 
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  • Thomas A. JohnsonJr.
  • K. Max Eakin

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