discomfort level

discomfort level

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as the severity of observed or reported mental or physical discomfort. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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As the temperature goes up, so does my discomfort level.
More than the heat, the high humidity level is main problem in the city that has increased the discomfort level.
Weathermen say that the sudden discomfort level has more to do with the sudden change in weather, rather than any abnormal rise in temperature for this time of the year.
Supply air temperature adjustment strategy gives minimal energy savings and had the highest occupants' discomfort level.
The treatment takes around 30 minutes, we use a local anaesthetic cream and the discomfort level is minimal.
30pm, until such period when the temperature and discomfort level drop.
Experts, however, warn that Tuesday's high-profile talks in Pyongyang could also raise the discomfort level of US allies Japan and South Korea, both of whom worry that a Washington-Pyongyang dE[umlaut]tente could come at their expense.
One might expect that the discomfort level might be several notches higher in a country where church and state remain closely intertwined.
Also, the growing proximity between the Sena and the NCP has raised the discomfort level between the allies.
In this study, in isothermal steady-state conditions, the local thermal discomfort level and the air mean local renovation rate for this particular airflow topology, developed in this work, are analysed.
The discomfort level with the US has also been increasing after WTC attacks, especially with the media on either side accusing the other of extremism, bigotry, etc.
Using a scale of 1 to 10, Tracy said Brown's discomfort level was initially ``between 9 to 9 1/2'' but the epidural and medication reduced the pain level to ``about a two.