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enhancement

 [en-hans´ment]
the process of making something greater; see also promotion.
body image enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as improving a patient's body image (conscious and unconscious perceptions and attitudes toward his/her body).
communication enhancement: hearing deficit in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assistance in accepting and learning alternate methods for living with diminished hearing.
communication enhancement: speech deficit in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assistance in accepting and learning alternate methods for living with impaired speech.
communication enhancement: visual deficit in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assistance in accepting and learning alternate methods for living with diminished vision.
coping enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting a patient in coping with perceived stressors, changes, or threats that interfere with meeting life demands and roles.
cough enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as promotion of patient coughing by deep inhalation with subsequent generation of high intrathoracic pressures and compression of underlying lung parenchyma for the forceful expulsion of air.
developmental enhancement: adolescent in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating optimal physical, cognitive, social, and emotional growth of individuals during the transition from childhood to adulthood.
developmental enhancement: child in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating or teaching parents/caregivers to facilitate the optimal gross motor, fine motor, language, cognitive, social, and emotional growth of preschool and school-aged children.
edge enhancement a sharp increase in contrast on a xeroradiograph where there is an abrupt difference in the tissue densities of adjacent structures.
learning readiness enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as improving the ability and willingness to receive information.
religious ritual enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating participation in religious practices.
role enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting a patient, significant other, or family to improve relationships by clarifying and supplementing specific role behaviors.
security enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as intensifying a patient's sense of physical and psychological safety.
self-awareness enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting a patient to explore and understand his/her thoughts, feelings, motivations, and behaviors.
self-esteem enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting a patient to increase his or her personal judgment of self-worth.
sleep enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of regular sleep/wake cycles.
socialization enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of another person's ability to interact with others.
support system enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the facilitation of a support system for the patient by family, friends, and/or community.

en·hance·ment

(en-hans'ment),
1. The act of augmenting.
2. In immunology, the prolongation of a process or event by suppressing an opposing process.

enhancement

/en·hance·ment/ (en-hans´ment)
1. the act of augmenting or the state of being augmented.
2. immunologic enhancement; prolonged survival of tumor cells in animals immunized with antigens of the tumor because of “enhancing” or “facilitating” antibodies preventing an immune response against these antigens.

enhancement

[enhans′mənt]
Etymology: ME, enhauncen, to raise
the act of improving, heightening, or augmenting.

en·hance·ment

(en-hans'mĕnt)
1. The act of augmenting.
2. immunology The prolongation of a process or event by suppressing an opposing process.

enhancement

immunologically speaking, ways of increasing the level of an immune response. Immunoenhancement.

tumor enhancement
successful establishment and prolongation of survival time of a transplanted tumor allograft, as a result of binding of specific antibody which acts to mask tumor specific antigens on the surface of the tumor cells.

Patient discussion about enhancement

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