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What does PPX stand for?

PPX stands for Prophylaxis

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All three potential vaccine indications are modelled: Community prophylaxis (PX), Hospital prophylaxis (PX) and preventation of CDI recurrences (TX) with a focus on key target populations and latest predicted profile profiles.
More than half of hospitalized patients worldwide are at risk for venous thromboembolism, and despite the availability of evidence-based guidelines, the rate of appropriate prophylaxis remains low, a new study has found.
WORCESTER, Massachusetts, February 1 /PRNewswire/ -- - ENDORSE Global Findings Highlight the Need to Urgently Implement Hospital-Wide Strategies to Optimize VTE Management: Systematically Assess Patient Risk for VTE and Provide Appropriate Prophylaxis to Prevent VTE ENDORSE multinational study (Epidemiologic International Day for the Evaluation of Patients at Risk for Venous Thromboembolism in the Acute Hospital Care Setting) published today in the LANCET(1) demonstrates the high prevalence of patients at risk for VTE (according to the ACCP guidelines) in the world: 52% of hospitalized patients surveyed were at risk for VTE, corresponding to 64% of surgical patients and 42% of medical patients.
ABSTRACT The American Heart Association's (AHA) Rheumatic Fever, Endocarditis, and Kawasaki Disease Committee; the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young; and the Council on Clinical Cardiology, Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia, and Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Interdisciplinary Working Group recently published guidelines for antibiotic prophylaxis prior to dental procedures, respiratory tract procedures and gastrointestinal (GI) or genitourinary (GU) tract procedures.