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coordination

 [ko-or″dĭ-na´shun]
1. the harmonious functioning of interrelated organs and parts.
2. the putting of a group of things or individuals into harmonious working order.
3. the process of the motor apparatus of the brain that provides for the coworking of particular groups of muscles for the performance of definite adaptive useful responses.
4. a nursing intervention in the nursing minimum data set; action geared to the integration of multidisciplinary treatment plans with the goal of smooth, continuous patient or client care.
preoperative coordination in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating preadmission diagnostic testing and preparation of the surgical patient.
coordination of services the management of health care resources so that the recipient of care has access to all needed services with no duplication.

co·or·di·na·tion

(kō-ōr'di-nā'shun),
The harmonious working together, especially of several muscles or muscle groups in the execution of complicated movements.
[L. co-, together, + ordino, pp. -atus, to arrange, fr. ordo (ordin-), arrangement, order]

coordination

/co·or·di·na·tion/ (ko-or″dĭ-na´shun) the harmonious functioning of interrelated organs and parts.

coordination

(kō-ôr′dn-ā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of coordinating.
b. The state of being coordinate; harmonious adjustment or interaction.
2. Physiology Harmonious functioning of muscles or groups of muscles in the execution of movements.

coordination

A term referring to the central goal of a patient’s care journey in the UK, from the time the patient enters the system until he/she leaves, after the identified issue has been managed and follow-up visits are arranged.

Best practice principles for care coordination
The care coordinator should:
• Be the main point of contact when working with the individual and his/her carer(s);
• Serve as a source of information and advice for the individual and his/her carer(s);
• Obtain advocacy services as appropriate;
• Encourage the individual’s participation, and promote a realistic level of supported self care/self management;
• Coordinate the health and social care team to identify and meet the needs of the individual and his/her carer(s).

coordination

Neurology The harmonious functioning of the motor apparatus of the brain and particular groups of muscles for performing adaptive responses. See Hand-eye coordination.

co·or·di·na·tion

(kō-ōrdi-nāshŭn)
The harmonious function of interrelated structures, especially of several muscles or muscle groups in the execution of complicated movements.
[L. co-, together, + ordino, pp. -atus, to arrange, fr. ordo (ordin-), arrangement, order]

co·or·di·na·tion

(kō-ōrdi-nāshŭn)
Harmonious working together, especially of several muscles or muscle groups in the execution of complicated movements.
[L. co-, together, + ordino, pp. -atus, to arrange, fr. ordo (ordin-), arrangement, order]

coordination,

n the harmonious functioning of body systems.
coordination of benefits clause,
n 1. a provision in an insurance contract that when a patient is covered under more than one group dental plan, benefits paid by all plans will be limited to 100% of the actual charges after each deductible has been satisfied.
2. COB: a method of integrating benefits payable under more than one plan. Benefits from all sources should not exceed 100% of the total charges.

coordination

the harmonious functioning of interrelated organs and parts. Applied especially to the process of the motor apparatus of the brain which provides for the coworking of particular groups of muscles for the performance of definite adaptive useful responses.

coordination defect
lack of refinement in the coordination of complex movements such as walking or trotting.
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