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intervention

 [in″ter-ven´shun]
interposition or interference in the affairs of another to accomplish a goal or end; see also implementation.
crisis intervention
1. counseling or psychotherapy for patients in a life crisis that is directed at supporting the patient through the crisis and helping the patient cope with the stressful event that precipitated it.
2. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as use of short-term counseling to help the patient cope with a crisis and resume a state of functioning comparable to or better than the pre-crisis state.
nursing intervention an action for which nurses are responsible that is intended to benefit a patient or client.
percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) the management of coronary artery occlusion by any of various catheter-based techniques, such as percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, atherectomy, angioplasty using the excimer laser, and implantation of coronary stents and related devices.
intervention (omaha) in the omaha system, an action or activity undertaken to address a specific client problem and to improve, maintain, or restore health or to prevent illness. See also intervention scheme.

nursing intervention

any act by a nurse that implements the nursing care plan or any specific objective of that plan, such as turning a comatose patient to avoid the development of decubitus ulcers or teaching insulin injection technique to a patient with diabetes before discharge from the hospital. The patient may require intervention in the form of support, limitation, medication, or treatment for the current condition or to prevent the development of further stress. As stress increases, the need to adapt and the need for nursing intervention increase. See also adaptation, nursing process, stress.

nurs·ing in·ter·ven·tion

(nŭrs'ing in'tĕr-ven'shŭn)
Treatments that nurses perform in all settings and in all specialties; activities nurses perform; nursing care measures.

nursing intervention

In the nursing process, the step after planning. This step involves all aspects of actual caring for the patient and requires full knowledge of the assessment and planning stages of the nursing process. The goals of nursing intervention are stated in the planning step of the nursing process. Included in this step are patient care in the areas of hygiene and mental and physical comfort, including assistance in feeding and elimination; controlling the physical aspects of the patient's environment; and instructing the patient about the factors important to his or her care and what actions to take to facilitate recovery. After the patient's acute and immediate needs are met, he or she should be instructed concerning actions that could be taken to help prevent a recurrence of the condition.
See: nursing process; planning; problem-oriented medical record
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Chapters are: the discipline of nursing; extant nursing models and theories; symptom management theory; transitions theory; theory of planned behavior; social support theory; the health action process approach theory; the judgment to delay model; the progressively lowered stress threshold model; cultural competence model; interpersonal relations in nursing theory; theory of work engagement; sexuality in women; acculturation theory; story theory; self-transcendence theory; theory of human caring; transformational leadership; theory of empowerment; theory of meaning; theory underlying nursing intervention research; summary and future directions.
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