containment

containment is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(kŏn-tān′mĕnt )


1. In public health, the control or eradication of infectious diseases.
2. In environmental health, the prevention of spread of toxic substances into the environment.
3. In health care delivery, the management, control, and restriction of excessive spending.
SYN: SEE: cost containment

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