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Prevention in SLP

commonly used terms and facts about prevention

The elimination or inhibition of the onest and development of a communication disorder by altering susceptibility or reducing exposure for susceptible persons Primary Prevention
the early detection and treatment of communication disorders Secondary Prevention
the reduction of a disability by attemptin to restore effective functioning Tertiary Prevention
the potential to develop a disorder based on specific biological, environmental, or behavioral factors. At Risk
the rate of new occurences of a condition in a population free of the disorder within a specific time period Incidence
the total rate or porportion of cases in a population at, or during, a specified time period Prevalence
an observational science which investigates distribution and determinants of diseases and disorders in populations epidemilogy
the development and maintenance of an optimal level of competence appropriate to any given stage of the life cycle wellness
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