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restriction

 [re-strik´shun]
1. something that limits; a limitation.
2. see restriction endonuclease.
area restriction in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the limitation of patient mobility to a specified area for purposes of safety or behavior management.
fluid restriction the limitation of oral fluid intake to a prescribed amount for each 24-hour period. This therapeutic measure is indicated in patients who have edema associated with kidney disease, such as nephrosis and glomerulonephritis, or Laënnec's cirrhosis, and also in certain patients with pulmonary edema.
Patient Care. Approaches to the problem of discomfort from thirst and dryness of the mouth include careful distribution of the fluid intake over the entire 24 hours in small, frequent drinks; giving oral medications at mealtime, when not contraindicated, so as to allow sips of liquid at other times; providing cold water for rinsing the mouth without swallowing between drinks; giving hard candy and chewing gum; and allowing patients to choose the fluids they prefer to drink. Frequent mouth care with a refreshing mouthwash also is helpful.

re·stric·tion

(rē-strik'shŭn),
1. The use or action of restriction endonucleases (that is, site-specific deoxyribonucleases).
2. The process by which foreign DNA that has been introduced into a prokaryotic cell becomes ineffective.
3. A limitation.

restriction

/re·stric·tion/ (re-strik´shun) anything that limits; also, a limitation.restric´tive
intrauterine growth restriction  (IUGR) see under restriction.

restriction

A limitation placed on a UK practitioner’s practice, often in the context of a General Medical Council (GMC) proceeding—e.g., Fitness to Practise Hearing—which, if ignored by the practitioner, would result in disciplinary action by the GMC.

restriction

Hospital practice The narrowing or limiting of a health care provider's unrestricted practice of medicine by a licensing or certifying authority, due to activities determined to be illegal or at least of questionable medical judgement. Cf Revocation Nutrition The limiting of ingestion of a substance. See Caloric restriction, Protein restriction Vox populi Any limiting of an activity. See Host-controlled restriction, Intrauterine growth restriction, MHC restriction.

re·stric·tion

(rĕ-strik'shŭn)
1. The process in which foreign DNA that has been introduced into a prokaryotic cell becomes ineffective.
2. A limitation avoidance of some, such as dietary items.

restriction,

n a barrier or limit to movement.

restriction 

An interference in normal eye movement. This is most often due to the development of abnormal tissue that acts to limit free movement of the eye. See Graves' disease.

Patient discussion about restriction

Q. Is anyone restricted to have barley? what is the benefit of having barley and what is the best way to consume them? Is anyone restricted to have barley?

A. It grows in many parts of the world. As it is a whole grain it is good for health. It has soluble fiber and reduces blood cholesterol and glucose. It is low in fat content. No fixed way is there to eat barley as it’s used as soup thickener; it’s used in baked foods. Many breakfast foods include barley as baked breads. It is found to harm none.

Q. Is exercise recommended during pregnancy, if yes, are there any restrictions during pregnancy? I am in my 13 weeks of pregnancy. I always try to keep me fit and I do cycling every morning, swimming and yoga. These days I feel my body is changing and I am feeling more tiresome and nauseated. Is exercise recommended during pregnancy, if yes, are there any restrictions during pregnancy?

A. I exercised all through my pregnancies. I only gained a total of 10-12 pounds each time. I had easy deliveries because of the exercise. This has nothing to do with nausea. I had 9 months of nausea the first time around. Don't overdo the exercise, walking is the best exercise ever, and I climbed hills and stairs and walked several miles a day. My shortest delivery time was 5 minutes. I almost did not make it to the hospital. All my babies were healthy.

Q. What actions should i take in order to keep my self in a sharp and restricted fitness control?

A. I would try some body weight circuits 3 to 4 times a week.

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Thus the fact that British restrictionism was in force over an even longer period than is generally assumed, is turned upside down by Rubinstein so he can brandish it as "evidence" that the White Paper really was not so restrictive after all.
The lack of intellectual consistency within conservative circles on the merits of mass immigration has made it easier for the New York Times, the Washington Post, and even the Wall Street Journal to charge that Republican restrictionism, when it occasionally surfaces, is not a policy at all, but instead an opportunistic concession to redneck nativism.
4) Social commentators fear that this will lead to policy based on the lowest common denominator and tend to restrictionism, alongside segregation of asylum seekers and provision of little or no welfare support.