Translation of prophylaxis in Spanish:

prophylaxis

profilaxis, n.

Pronunciation: /ˌproʊfəˈlæksəs//ˌprɒfɪˈlaksɪs/

noun

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    profilaxis feminine
    • In consequence, the author counsels vigorous treatment for psychosis and prophylaxis for those at risk of it.
    • We have to distinguish between prophylaxis and prevention, and treatment.
    • These surgical patients would receive our routine antibiotic prophylaxis as well as the study drug.
    • Containment may not be possible without vaccination, prophylaxis or effective treatment.
    • For many procedures, antibiotic prophylaxis is given during the induction of anesthesia.
    • In those who are severely immunosuppressed the treatment and prophylaxis of opportunistic infections remains important.
    • Should aspirin be a short term intervention after a vascular event or a long term agent for cardiovascular prophylaxis?
    • The fourth reading of circumcision saw it as a form of medical prophylaxis.
    • For this reason antibiotic prophylaxis during labour should be started as soon as possible after risk factors have been identified.
    • Antibiotic prophylaxis is recommended for bacteremic procedures to prevent brain abscess.
    • Physicians who have been exposed to a person known to have pertussis need antibiotic prophylaxis.
    • Routine use of antimicrobial prophylaxis or serologic testing after a tick bite is not recommended.
    • Currently, there is no vaccine for the disease, and postexposure prophylaxis is not effective.
    • How can nurses plan for antibiotic prophylaxis, a role that is so important to patient safety?
    • It was approved in 1993 for treatment and prophylaxis of infection in adults.
    • Penicillin is the agent of choice for intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis.
    • Most urologic procedures do not require preoperative antibiotic prophylaxis.
    • The patient should then see a dentist immediately for splinting and antibiotic prophylaxis.
    • Medical prophylaxis is effective in up to 80% of patients with recurrent calcium stones.
    • They need to be backed up by drugs for prophylaxis and treatment of opportunistic infections.