routine intervention

routine intervention

An intervention to monitor or maintain a clinical status quo—e.g., daily lab tests, regular radiographic exams, routine determination of vital signs and weight, pulmonary hygiene, frequent turning of the patient to prevent pressure sores, and management thereof if they develop.

routine intervention

Medtalk An intervention to monitor or maintain a clinical status quo–eg, daily lab tests, regular radiographic exams, routine determination of vital signs and weight, pulmonary hygiene, frequent turning, care of pressure sores
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With the new 2-dose regimen, it should be easier to convey that the HPV vaccine is another necessary, routine intervention for children's health.
Ali Ecerkezoy-lu pointed out that almost in every demonstration people are exposed to tear gas, which is unfortunately seen as a routine intervention by the police.
Father Federico Lombardi said the batteries on the appliance were replaced three months ago in a minor, routine intervention but that had played no part in persuading the pontiff to take the shock decision to step down.
The average decrease in LDL cholesterol was 3% with the control diet, compared with 13% with the routine intervention diet and 14% with the intense intervention diet, the investigators said (JAMA 2011;306:831-9).
Sixty participants with medial compartment knee joint osteoarthritis were randomly assigned to either the kneeling intervention group or the routine intervention (control) group.
The district offers preschools emphasizing English and oral language skills, separate schools for 9th graders, routine intervention for needy students, teacher training, student support, and challenging curriculum.
5) The emphasis is on government intervention in the second half of the century; although it is perhaps misleading to characterize the public health policies of both the Restoration and July Monarchy as laissez-faire (the anti-epidemic legislation of 1822, for example, was thoroughly authoritarian in spirit and horrified liberals), it is undoubtedly true that the Second Empire and, even more, the Third Republic saw a steady rise in the level of routine intervention and assistance, as opposed to emergency measures invoked in times of crisis.
Students seem to interpret the meaning many different ways--no medication except for a cesarean birth, a home birth, a vaginal birth as opposed to a cesarean birth, or a labor free of routine interventions.
They are: labor begins on its own, freedom of movement throughout labor, continuous labor support, no routine interventions, spontaneous pushing in upright or gravity-neutral positions and no separation of mother and baby after birth.
Clinicians commonly respond to fetal heart rate tracings suggestive of unremitting hypoxia by trying a host of routine interventions, some of which have uncertain efficacy, Michael D.
Today, millions of people are administered insulin daily to treat diabetes, and few of us would call this treatment extraordinary (though it should be noted that there are some religions which do consider routine interventions of this kind extraordinary and strictly forbidden).
14] These reports, in addition to ours, suggest that endovascular therapy can be a useful intervention when post-tonsillectomy bleeding persists despite routine interventions.