Preventive medical measures used to avoid the development of diseases, including the early detection of symptoms and its intervention by restoring functions.
Preventive therapies and treatments include immunizations, diagnosis of screen tests that have been tailored to each person’s age, health and family history.
Medical toxicology involves multidisciplinary care such as Emergency and Occupational Medicine and Pediatrics as it concerns a range of conditions such:
- Chemical exposures
- Adverse drug reactions
Other medical specialties that may include preventive medicine practices: