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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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.
A child deserves relief from anxiety, whether through breathing, meditation, calming techniques, better sleep, or medication.
The Town is looking to perform a traffic study on South Street and at least one other residential street in the neighborhoods surrounding downtown Middlebury, with the goal of producing a series of traffic calming techniques that could serve as models for other towns in the Addison County region.
High-performing athletes also work with a mental coach, who helps them with calming techniques and relaxation tips - crucial elements of successful shooting.
LONELY PLANET CALM: SECRETS TO SERENITY FROM THE CULTURES OF THE WORLD provides a fine survey on how to cultivate calmness in the face of daily stress, and offers fifty cultural secrets and methods for applying calming techniques at home.
These technologies include better ceramic tooth restorations, advanced x-ray imaging and oral photography, more precise pre-procedure calming techniques and laser cavity diagnosis, according to Smith.
Such calming techniques, wrote the authors, may be helpful in situations that do not require peak performance.