agitation level

agitation level

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as severity of disruptive physiologic and behavioral manifestations of stress or biochemical triggers. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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With an unbaffled vessel, however, turning the impeller faster than that required for mild agitation level tends not to draw much more power or torque -- the fluid simply swirls faster in a large vortex.
Pure swirling flow does not produce the turbulent eddies that are characteristic of violent agitation levels.
Thus, with more time available to add all the constituents of a recipe, the use of this non dusting xanthan results in a lowering of the agitation level required and a reduced risk of lump formation.
The lack of staff has a direct impact on patients' agitation levels and thus on the level of abuse of staff.
Ancoli-Israel encourages care community administrators to match residents' sleep patterns and agitation levels as much as possible.
Initial Analysis Shows Statistically Significant Changes in Agitation Levels With 10 mg AZ-004
3 years) for 1 night, and nursing home staff rated the patients' subsequent agitation levels (Am.
Structured music therapy sessions were successful in decreasing agitation levels (Brotons & Pickett-Cooper, 1996; Clair & Bernstein, 1990), while background music had no influence (Clair & Bernstein, 1994).
Recorded music, used in structured time frames, also reduced general agitation levels in those who have ADRDs (Gerdner & Swanson, 1993; Tabloski et al.
research university, used the Agitated Behavior in Dementia (ABID) and Cohen-Mansfield Agitation Inventory (CMAI) tools to compare agitation levels between two groups of nursing home residents diagnosed with mild to severe Alzheimer's disease.
Over the next 8 months, we monitored the agitation levels and resulting treatment of the 37 residents on the unit and of the control group of 25 residents scattered throughout the facility.