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development

 [de-vel´up-ment]
1. growth and differentiation.
cognitive development the development of intelligence, conscious thought, and problem-solving ability that begins in infancy.
community health development in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating members of a community to identify the community's health concerns, mobilize resources, and implement solutions.
critical path development in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as constructing and using a timed sequence of patient care activities to enhance desired patient outcomes in a cost-efficient manner. See also critical path.
program development in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as planning, implementing, and evaluating a coordinated set of activities designed to enhance wellness or to prevent, reduce, or eliminate one or more health problems of a group or community.
psychosexual development
1. generally, the development of the psychological aspects of sexuality from birth to maturity.
2. In psychoanalytic theory, the development of object relations has five stages: the oral stage from birth to 2 years, the anal stage from 2 to 4 years, the phallic stage from 4 to 6 years, the latency stage from 6 years until puberty, and the genital stage from puberty onward; see also sexual development.
psychosocial development the development of the personality, including the acquisition of social attitudes and skills, from infancy through maturity.
risk for delayed development a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as being at risk for delay of 25 per cent or more in one or more of the areas of social or self-regulatory behavior, or in cognitive, language, gross motor, or fine motor skills.
sexual development see sexual development.
staff development
1. an educational program for health care providers conducted by a hospital or other institution; it includes orientation, in-service training, and continuing education.
2. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as developing, maintaining, and monitoring competence of staff.

de·vel·op·ment

(dē-vel'ŏp-ment),
1. The act or process of natural progression in physical and psychological maturation from a previous, lower, or embryonic stage to a later, more complex, or adult stage.
2. The process of chromatography.

development

/de·vel·op·ment/ (de-vel´up-mint) the process of growth and differentiation.developmen´tal
cognitive development  the development of intelligence, conscious thought, and problem-solving ability that begins in infancy.
psychosexual development 
1. development of the individual's sexuality as affected by biological, cultural, and emotional influences from prenatal life onward throughout life.
2. in psychoanalysis, libidinal maturation from infancy through adulthood (including the oral, anal, and genital stages).
psychosocial development  the development of the personality, and the acquisition of social attitudes and skills, from infancy through maturity.

development

(dĭ-vĕl′əp-mənt)
n.
1. The act of developing.
2. The state of being developed.
3. A significant event, occurrence, or change.
4. The natural progression from a previous, simpler, or embryonic stage to a later, more complex, or adult stage.

de·vel′op·men′tal (-mĕn′tl) adj.

development

Etymology: Fr, developper, to unfold
1 the gradual process of change and differentiation from a simple to a more advanced level of complexity. In humans the physical, mental, and emotional capacities that allow complex adaptation to the environment and function within society are acquired through growth, maturation, and learning. Kinds of development include arrested development, mosaic development, psychomotor development, psychosexual development, psychosocial development, and regulative development.
2 (in biology) the series of events that occur within an organism from the time of fertilization of the ovum to the adult stage. See also film development. developmental, adj.
The act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining
Embryology The process of growth and differentiation into a mature adult organism
Evidence-based medicine See Consensus development
Global village See Sustainable development
Graduate education See Continuing professional development
Neurology See Cognitive development, Motor development
Paediatrics See Plateau development
Pharmaceutical industry The advancing of a single drug compound of interest identified in a research program through its approval for marketing by the FDA and other regulatory agencies
Psychology See Psychosexual development

de·vel·op·ment

(dĕ-vel'ŏp-mĕnt)
1. The act or process of natural progression in physical and psychological maturation from a previous, lower, or embryonic stage to a later, more complex, or adult stage.
2. The process of chromatography.

development

the proceeding towards maturity of eggs, embryos or young organisms.

de·vel·op·ment

(dĕ-vel'ŏp-mĕnt)
The act or process of natural progression in physical and psychological maturation from a previous, lower, or embryonic stage to a later, more complex, or adult stage.

development,

n the process by which an individual reaches maturity.

development

the process of growth and differentiation.

Patient discussion about development

Q. What week does the baby's brain develop? In which week of the pregnancy does the baby develop his brain?

A. I found a website that shows how your baby develops in the womb and also has pictures:
http://www.pregnancy.org/pregnancy/fetaldevelopment1.php

Q. What is the most common preventable cause of childhood development delay?

A. The most common cause of severe developmental delay (essentially mental retardation) is genetic abnormalities (or more accurately, cytogenetic abnormalities due to abnormal chromosomes). Other cause include damage during the pregnancy such as infections or serious diseases in the mother, damage (such as choking or insufficient blood supply to the fetus) during labor and metabolic diseases such as PKU or hypothyroididsm that affect young babies.

You may read more here:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/MEDLINEPLUS/ency/article/001523.htm

Q. How worse the symptoms of Bipolar can develop?

A. Undiagnosed or unmedicated bipolar disorder can be fatal. A bipolar patient in a state of depression is at a higher risk of suicide where in a manic state a bipolar patient can take life threatening risks. Ie jumping off of a bridge because they think it will be fun or that they are invincable. It is extreamly important that a person suffering from bipolar disorder recieve proper treatment in order to control the symptoms of the illness.

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Genetic basis of disorders of cardiovascular development and function; effect of mutations on subsequent organ development leading to such disorders as arrhythmia, cardiac hypertrophy, dilated cardiomyopathy, and heart failure; developmental aspects of endothelial dysfunction as the basis for vascular disorders: developmental defects in hematopoiesis and the relationship to disorders of the hematopoietic system; genetic basis of angiogenesis, and vasculogenesis; and, the genetic basis, regulation, and role of biological clock mechanisms in development and circadian behavior.
NIAMS: Mutations that have the potential to illuminate the development and function of the vertebrate musculoskeletal system and skin.
USDA Rural Development and Osborn & Barr had their work cut out for them.
This article provides the rationale for, and illustrates the importance of, the role that professional school counselors have in the career development of students who are diagnosed with mental retardation.
Part I (pages 17 to 31) gives an up to date state of human development in Arab countries.
The following sections highlight the career research that focused on career development theory.
Successful youth development programs purposely address these needs in their program design.
In addition, we found that almost every program ignored teaching, although sometimes it was linked to residency training programs, and nearly every managed care organization ignored public service as a valid arena for career development.
Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada (416) 626-0700 Fax: (416) 626-5156 Tom Lennox Equipment: Mills, mixers Mixing capabilities: Most elastomers Tech service: yes Recipe development yes
As is well known, however, many smaller businesses and community development enterprises have encountered difficulty in obtaining financing from depository institutions in recent years.
Xerox has three major stages, while General Motors' new copyrighted development process is called the "Four Phase" system.
For example, partners in a regional law firm focusing on commercial practice were more interested in how a practice development program would benefit each of them and their specialties than in how it would help the firm.

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