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reduction

 [re-duk´shun]
1. a lessening or diminishing.
2. the correction of a fracture, dislocation, or hernia.
3. the addition of hydrogen to a substance, or more generally, the gain of electrons; the opposite of oxidation.
Reduction of a fractured bone. A gradual pull is exerted on the distal (lower) fragment of the bone until it is in alignment with the proximal fragment.
anxiety reduction in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as minimizing apprehension, dread, foreboding, or uneasiness related to an unidentified source of anticipated danger. See also anxiety.
bleeding reduction in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the limitation of loss of blood volume during an episode of bleeding.
bleeding reduction: antepartum uterus in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as limitation of the amount of blood loss from the pregnant uterus during the third trimester of pregnancy.
bleeding reduction: gastrointestinal in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as limitation of the amount of blood loss from the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract and related complications.
bleeding reduction: nasal in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the limitation of blood loss from the nasal cavity. See also epistaxis.
bleeding reduction: postpartum uterus in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the limitation of blood loss from the postpartum uterus.
bleeding reduction: wound in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the limitation of the blood loss from a wound that may be a result of trauma, incisions, or placement of a tube or catheter.
closed reduction the manipulative reduction of a fracture or dislocation without incision.
flatulence reduction in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the prevention of flatus formation and facilitation of the passage of excessive gas. See also flatulence.
open reduction reduction of a fracture or dislocation after incision into the fracture site.

anxiety reduction

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as minimizing apprehension, dread, foreboding, or uneasiness related to an unidentified source of anticipated danger. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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Women who report chronic, severe trait anxiety are at the highest risk of having shorter gestations and smaller babies, conclude the authors, and anxious women should be identified early in or prior to pregnancy for anxiety reduction.
Anxiety reduction is obtained independently from the main scope of relaxation training.
One of the most plausible scenarios in which exercise would promote better, longer sleep is through anxiety reduction.
If they're really working, and they're not getting that anxiety reduction, then you want to stay there" until they get the reduction, she said.
Conclusion: Propofol target-controlled intravenous sedation (TCI) and nitrous oxide inhalation sedation were similarly efficacious at anxiety reduction in referred dentally anxious children.
Instead, he said the boy should be placed in a juvenile probation home, the Dorothy Kirby Center in Los Angeles, where he can receive counseling in the areas of anger management and anxiety reduction.
Comparisons of cognitive, music, and imagery techniques on anxiety reduction with university students.
From these studies, several treatment modalities have emerged, with more recent research indicating that anxiety reduction is best achieved when the treatment mode matches the athlete's dominant anxiety type (Maynard & Cotton, 1993).
Anxiety reduction with swimming: Relationships between exercise and state.
One Step at a Time(TM), a comprehensive, 10-step anxiety reduction program which has helped numerous clients overcome anxiety and stress.
One of the most plausible scenarios in which exercise would promote sleep is through anxiety reduction.