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plan

 [plan]
a detailed method worked out in advance for the attainment of a goal; see also planning.
Baylor plan a method of staffing nursing units developed at Baylor University Medical Center; nurses work only 12-hour shifts on the weekend and are paid for a standard work week.
care plan a document that identifies nursing orders for a patient and serves as a guide to nursing care. It can either be written for an individual patient, be retrieved from a computer and individualized, or be preprinted for a specific disease, condition, or nursing diagnosis and individualized to the specific patient. Standardized care plans are available for a number of patient conditions.
plan (omaha) in the omaha system, an analytical process of activity designed to establish a course of client care; this includes establishing priorities and selecting a course of action from identified alternatives.

plan

Vox populi An organized manner of doing a thing. See Bare-bones health plan, Basic plan, Budget plan, Cafeteria benefits plan, Canadian plan, Certified health plan, Clinton Plan, Competitive medical plan, Discounted fee-for-service plan, Faculty practice plan, Financial management plan, Health plan, Indeminity plan, Individual family services plan, Keogh plan, Minneapolis plan, Nonpoint source management plan, Oregon health plan, Other plan, Pepper Commission plan, Phoenix plan, Point-of-service plan, Section 125 plan, Self-funded plan, Service plan, Statewide plan, Statutory Health Insurance plan, Strategic plan.

plan

(plan)
1. A program or method for the achievement of an objective.
2. A picture or diagram showing a structure or arrangement of parts.
3. A part of a SOAP note medical record.
[Fr. plant, ground plan, fr. L. planta, sole of the foot]

plan

(plan)
1. A program or method for the achievement of an objective.
2. A picture or diagram showing a structure or arrangement of parts.
[Fr. plant, ground plan, fr. L. planta, sole of the foot]

plan,

n program of action.
plan, bank,
plan, preventive care,
n a long-term strategy designed to preclude the development of a disease and promote overall health. See also preventive dentistry and preventive orthodontic treatment.
plan, provisional treatment,
n a tentative treatment plan that may be modified or continued upon reevaluation of periodontal status after initial therapeutic procedures.
plan, treatment,
n the intended sequence of procedures for the treatment of a patient.

Patient discussion about plan

Q. Is it essential to make an exercise plan? I am trying for an exercise plan ……Is it essential to make an exercise plan?

A. by just doing any exercises any time, your body will gain some benefits. but planning it in regular schedule will absolutely help you to be healthier and more fit.
there will be a lot of benefits that you can have if you do the exercise plan (these 2 weeks to reduce some weight, then another 2 weeks to maintain it, then the rest you can start building some muscles, etc.)

good luck, and stay healthy always..

Q. Can somebody post a training plan? This is Moses, 22 yrs old male. I can run 1 to 3 km but my goal is to reach 15 km. I like to improve my fitness. How frequent do I need to practice to improve my fitness? Can somebody post a training plan?

A. Hi Moses, now I can run 12 km and I achieved this target by doing daily practice. So I suggest you to practice daily if you want to improve your fitness and to reach your goal. Slowly and slowly you will reach your target. You cannot reach the target in just one attempt. Please ensure that you practice daily and follow a proper schedule. In addition to that you need to have strict diet control and also have more water. I hope you would be able to reach you goal fast. Good Luck!!!

Q. My son is with ADHD and I am planning to give him something healthy. My son is with ADHD and I am planning to give him something healthy so as to have a control with the symptoms and to ensure calmness in him...

A. I think you can try on fish oil, many does the same. They are good in omega-3 which works good and they too have DHA. I gave to my sister she was better in a month. You must do some changes in his diet as well by reducing on fast foods, fizzy drinks, caffeine, processed foods and increase on fresh fruit, vegetables.

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While the link between the diet and a reduction in inflammation has been established, the connection between the eating plan and levels of platelets and white blood cells, two specific inflammatory markers in the body, has remained unclear.
We want to debunk diet myths and teach consumers that carbohydrates are an integral part of healthful eating plans.
That's exactly what happened to 16-stone dieter Adele McArthy, who followed a Kickstart eating plan devised by Swansea slimming consultant Jacqui Davies and went on to lose almost five stone.
Once we find out what your body requires, we would then put your eating plan in place and then, in turn, your body shape would change.
Also you cannot follow this type of eating plan for too long as you will soon end up bored of fried eggs and bacon and will end up having sweet cravings.
Through the months she competed on ``American Idol'', McPhee lost 30 pounds while following this eating plan.
A study published in today's issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) builds off previous tightly controlled clinical studies and was designed to answer the question of what happens when people follow the Portfolio Eating Plan in a real world setting for one year.
Fit your energy bar consumption into a balanced eating plan, and then good nutrition won't be sacrificed to convenience.
Despite warnings from the majority of health experts that the diet was not nutritionally balanced, at the height of the Atkins revolution more than three million Brits were reported to be following the eating plan.
Instead of providing the reader with a meticulous eating plan, Lose Weight with the Power of One offers eight basic strategies for healthier eating, such as "reduce one's daily fat intake as low as possible", "eat breakfast", "do not bring factory made snacks, meals, or refined products into the home--use foods that are as close to natural as possible", and "stop eating when you are approaching feeling full".
Adoption of the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension DASH) eating plan, which is rich in lowfat dairy foods, fruits, and vegetables, has effects similar to single drug therapy in reducing the risk factors and by lowering blood pressure.
So they're foods that, when included in a low-fat balanced eating plan, can help to lower the risk of heart disease.