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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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.
In our institution, DASE has become a routine intervention used to manage difficult bile stones," said Prof.
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 (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.
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.
Leon, MD, Chairman of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation(R) and Associate Director of the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy (CIVT) at Columbia University Medical Center, New York City, access to this newly available information should help with routine interventions in a number of ways.
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.
Tell your class true stories about women who started out passively accepting routine interventions and later realized that they had missed really satisfying birth experiences.
Lamaze International has developed evidence-based documents about the Six Care Practices that Support Normal Birth: 1) labor begins on its own (avoidance of unnecessary induction of labor), 2) freedom of movement throughout labor, 3) continuous labor support, 4) no routine interventions, 5) non-supine (upright or side-lying) positions for birth, and 6) no separation of mother and baby with unlimited opportunity for breastfeeding.