calming technique

calming technique

 [kahl´ming]
in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as reducing anxiety in a patient experiencing acute distress.

calming technique

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as reducing anxiety in a patient experiencing acute distress. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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He spoke about teenage students who discovered a calming technique for race horses.
Parental frustration may arise when a calming technique that had been effective previously with an infant becomes ineffective.
A bitter dispute is raging," wrote the Southland Times, "due to the school wanting to introduce a calming technique for its pupils in the wake of bullying.
This is my favourite calming technique for high-stress situations as you can do it anywhere.
Holly-Ann passed on her calming technique to me, telling me to count to 10 while waiting in a supermarket queue.
Deep breathing can be used as a calming technique in response to a stressful situation, or it can be practiced regularly as a stress preventive, done once or twice a day to break tension's hold.
The classes, which include soft music to promote a relaxing atmosphere, are also used as a calming technique to prepare students for standardized tests.
Effective calming techniques include diaphragmatic breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, gentle yoga, and mindful meditation.
I realised I could use my storytelling skills by writing gentle fantasy tales, and including within the stories breathing and calming techniques that could help relax children at bedtime.
I realised that I could use my storytelling skills by writing gentle fantasy tales, and including within the stories breathing and calming techniques that could help relax children at bedtime.
As Americans report feeling more stressed, interest in mindfulness meditation, adult colouring and other calming techniques grows.