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clarification

 [klar″ĭ-fĭ-ka´shun]
1. the clearing of a liquid from turbidity.
2. the making of a concept or statement easier to understand.
values clarification in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting another to clarify her or his own values in order to facilitate decision making.

clar·i·fi·ca·tion

(klar'i-fi-kā'shŭn),
The process of making a turbid liquid clear.
Synonym(s): lucidification

clarification

[kler′ifikā′shən]
Etymology: L, clarus, clear, facere, to make
(in psychology) an intervention technique designed to guide the patient in focusing on and recognizing gaps and inconsistencies in his or her statements.

clarification

(klăr″ĭ-fĭ-kā′shŭn)
1. The removal of turbidity from a solution.
2. In psychiatry, a technique used to help a patient recognize inconsistencies in his or her statements.
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