Primary Prevention

"Primary Prevention" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
MeSH information
Specific practices for the prevention of disease or mental disorders in susceptible individuals or populations. These include HEALTH PROMOTION, including mental health; protective procedures, such as COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL; and monitoring and regulation of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS. Primary prevention is to be distinguished from SECONDARY PREVENTION and TERTIARY PREVENTION.


Publications
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Primary Prevention" by people in this website by year, and whether "Primary Prevention" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 5292 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 436 publications in 2017
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.