relieving factor

relieving factor

[rilē′ving]
an agent that alleviates a symptom.
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The only relieving factor was the cut in the statutory liquidity ratio ( SLR) by 0.
The relieving factor is that when the US president is re-elected, he won't be worried about a third term and will have more margin of freedom" in handling the issue, said Jordanian political analyst Hassan Barari.
The pain was localized to the dorsum of the hand and forearm, with no radiation, and was moderate in intensity and continuous, with no specific aggravating or relieving factors.
Sneed was still telling me about his symptoms: "There are no specific worsening or relieving factors.
She maintains that interviews with the child gather pain information such as identification, onset, location, intensity, frequency, duration, exacerbility and relieving factors.
Points of focus in the review include past definitional deficiencies, conflicting incidence figures, separation of painful and non-painful phantom limb phenomena, precipitating and relieving factors as enumerated by amputees, psychological versus physiological explanations, and treatment attempts.
Refer to Table 2 for a comparative listing of precipitating and relieving factors.
It is important to note, that in studies reporting relieving factors, over 50% of the subjects reported that they had found no factors that could relieve the painful phantom limb.
No other aggravating or relieving factors were noted.