Preventive Medicine Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

preventive medicine

Term Source: JP 4-02 (Health Service Support) ?

1.) The anticipation, communication, prediction, identification, prevention, education, risk assessment, and control of communicable diseases, illnesses and exposure to endemic, occupational, and environmental threats.

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In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: logistics

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Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 4-02: Health Service Support, updated July 2012 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


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