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the keeping of something within limits.
cost containment in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as management and facilitation of efficient and effective use of resources.


The concept of regional or global eradication of communicable disease, proposed by Fred Lowe Soper (1893-1977) in 1949 for the eradication of smallpox.


the keeping of something within limits.


A tactic used by police or armed forces for crowd control, in which a broad swath of officers push the crowd in a desired direction or prevent its egress, as occurs when the “kettle” completely surrounds the group. Kettling has been criticised as the crowd may be deprived of food, water or the access to toilet facilities.


Public health The confining or prevention of further dissemination of a potentially hazardous–eg biologic, radioactive or toxic–agent. See Biological containment, Biosafety levels, Regulated waste.


measures and protocols that are applied to limit contact of organisms, particularly PATHOGENS and GMOs, with the external environment:
  1. physical containment, achieved by regulating access, restricting air circulation and providing other physical barriers;

Different levels of containment apply depending on the perceived risk of a particular experiment.


n psychiatric mode of treatment for patients with conditions with which further deterioration is inevitable. In these cases, the primary goal of therapy is relief from symptoms and prevention of the progression of the illness.

Patient discussion about containment

Q. Which foods contain folic acid? I was told by my Doctor to take folic acid. Which foods are rich with folic acid so I can add them to my diet?

A. Folic acid is a B vitamin found in many vegetables, beans, fruits, whole grains, and in fortified breakfast cereals.

Q. Does anybody have good recipes for meals which don't contain gluten?? My 8 year old son has celiac disease. He is really suffering from not being able to eat so many things his brother and his friends can like pizza, pasta, birthday cakes, etc. I'd love him to have his own very tasty meals but I'm havin a hard time finding any recipes. If anyone knows some..

A. I have found some here- for chicken, pizza and brownies..
and also- I am sure you can buy a cookbook that has gluten-free recipes.

Q. Hello my dear friends, I want to know which foods contain Tran’s fats.

A. Welcome to this community Kennedy, Trans fats are present in variable amounts in a wide range of foods, including most foods made with partially hydrogenated oils, such as baked goods and fried foods, and some margarine products. Tran’s fats also occur naturally in low amounts in certain meats and dairy products.

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For more information about CPI Aisle Containment Solutions, visit the web page, or download the Hostirian case study.
At present, the firm manufactures rigid containment technology product and also contrives to increase its revenue within subsequent two years with the acquisition of flexible containment technology products.
Although some of these assumptions may not represent real world situations, they are essential in this study for systematic evaluation and quantification of the impact of each independent variable on the performance of the hot aisle containment system.
We asked the experts whether manufacturers currently prefer reusable containment solutions, or if disposable solutions are trending.
I don't have the same warm feeling about GE containment that I do about the larger dry containments," he said, according to a report at the time that was referenced Tuesday in The Washington Post.
and gas containment capacity to greater than 50,000 barrels per day and should
The drafting group was adamant that, based on the information it had reviewed, only a total containment system for loads of crushed cars would be acceptable.
Several practical nonpharmaceutical containment steps need to be considered.
Polymers in Automotive Fuel Containment 2005 is said to provide a useful discussion forum for automotive engineers and manufacturers, fuel system component manufacturers, polymer research and development specialists and material suppliers.
Even at sites where, at present, physical and chemical complexities permit no other viable management alternative, we routinely have failed to adequately estimate the uncertainty associated with the containment and monitoring plan.
Had we settled for containment of the Soviet Union," Perle wrote in December 2002, "it might still be in business today.
The primary services consulting pharmacists provide to nursing homes fall under four categories: clinical consultation, education, regulation compliance, and cost containment, with cost containment gaining importance over the past few years.

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