Medical Definition of intervention
: the act or fact or a means of interfering with the outcome or course especially of a condition or process (as to prevent harm or improve functioning) <Many patients with a flail mitral leaflet present with acute severe mitral regurgitation and pulmonary edema, requiring prompt surgical intervention.—Catherine M. Otto, The Journal of the American Medical Association, 14 Aug. 2013> <Another helpful postpartum intervention is the inexpensive, uterine-contracting drug misoprostol, which has been shown by research in India to prevent up to half of all postpartum hemorrhaging if administered within a few minutes after delivery.—Judith F. Helzner, Ms. Magazine, Summer 2008>
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