she was taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure
taken in advance to protect against possible danger or failure; "gave precautionary advice"; "I would take precautionary steps to keep him away"
(precaution) a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.; "he put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution"; "an insurance policy is a good safeguard"; "we let our guard down"
(precaution) the trait of practicing caution in advance
(Precaution (novel)) Precaution (1820) is the first novel written by American author James Fenimore Cooper. It was written in imitation of Jane Austen's work and did not meet with contemporary success. ...
(Precaution) Care taken in advance to prevent harm or prepare for emergencies before they happen.
(Precaution) A condition in a recipient which may result in a life-threatening problem if the vaccine is given, or a condition which could compromise the ability of the vaccine to produce immunity.