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Prevention for individuals and the ‘high-risk’ strategy

Geoffrey Rose

in Rose's Strategy of Preventive Medicine

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780192630971
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723551 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630971.003.0004
Prevention for individuals and the ‘high-risk’ strategy

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This chapter begins with a discussion of prevention and clinical care and the high-risk preventive strategy. It then presents policy guidelines for screening to assess risk. The strengths and weaknesses of the high-risk preventive strategy are considered.

Keywords: clinical care; preventive medicine; screening; disease prevention; high-risk preventive strategy

Chapter.  7138 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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