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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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But, specific land use impacts from urban containment policies depend in large part upon how the policies are structured and coordinated with other community and regional goals.
Smith has succeeded in describing the complex movement against containment at the end of World War II.
In Class I containment structures, open abrasive blasting within the containment structure is permissible under SSPC guidelines.
Serious cost containment efforts will often involve conflicts of interest in which the institution's financial welfare must be weighed against preserving high quality patient care.
Editorial Note: The European Region is the first WHO region to have completed Phase I of the WHO plan for laboratory containment of WPVs.
Managed-care-type cost containment has succeeded in limiting cost increases to employers, but only by shifting responsibility for payments to the individual patient and to the public sector.
The American Nuclear Society report says that such technological advances since the Reactor Safety Study in 1975 have eliminated concern that steam explosions and short-term overpressures might breach reactor containment buildings.
Premier Daniel Andrews, Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford and Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water Lisa Neville visited a farm at Wonwondah to inspect a stock containment area successfully installed under the Governments $27 million drought support fund.
Containment Pant: Stacy Elaine Evenson, Neenah, WI; Lewis Preole Orchard, IV, Neenah, WI; Frederique Vignall, Appleton, WI; Elisa Kathleen DeGroot, Appleton, WI; Brooke Ashley Berg, Neenah, WI; Patricia Ann Abney, Menasha, WI; Anita Marie-Nanette Gilgenbach, Atlanta, GA; and Paula Kathleen De Bruin, Sherwood, WI.
In cooperation with ILC-Dover, the company provides custom-designed containment options for the GRANUMILL[R] Jr.
com)-- Builders Site Protection announced today the introduction of the highly anticipated Lead Ready[TM] containment kit.

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