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promotion

 [pro-mo´shun]
encouragement or enhancement.
attachment promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of the development of the parent-infant relationship.
body mechanics promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating the use of posture and movement in daily activities to prevent fatigue and musculoskeletal strain or injury.
cerebral perfusion promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the promotion of adequate perfusion and limitation of complications for a patient experiencing or at risk for inadequate cerebral perfusion. See also cerebral infarction.
exercise promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of regular physical exercise to maintain or advance to a higher level of fitness and health.
exercise promotion: strength training in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating regular resistive muscle training to maintain or increase muscle strength.
exercise promotion: stretching in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of systematic slow-stretch-hold muscle exercises to induce relaxation, to prepare muscles/joints for more vigorous exercise, or to increase or maintain body flexibility.
family integrity promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the promotion of family cohesion and unity.
family integrity promotion: childbearing family in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of the growth of individuals or families who are adding an infant to the family unit.
family involvement promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating family participation in the emotional and physical care of the patient.
health promotion programs designed to inform the public about health risks and methods to prevent or reduce them; the programs are often targeted at specific populations. Where the risk cannot be eliminated, health promotion programs may focus on improving or maintaining the affected person's quality of life.
health promotion (omaha) in the omaha system, a problem modifier that appears at the third level of the problem classification scheme, defined as client interest in increasing knowledge, behavior, and health expectations as well as developing resources that maintain or enhance well-being in the absence of risk factors, signs, or symptoms.
normalization promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting parents and other family members of children with chronic illnesses or disabilities in providing normal life experiences for their children and families.
oral health promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as promotion of oral hygiene and dental care for a patient with normal oral and dental health.
parenting promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as providing parenting information, support and coordination of comprehensive services to high-risk families.
resiliency promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting individuals, families, and communities in development, use, and strengthening of protective factors to be used in coping with environmental and societal stressors.
vehicle safety promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting individuals, families, and communities to increase awareness of measures to reduce unintentional injuries in motorized and non-motorized vehicles.

pro·mo·tion

(prō-mō'shŭn),
Stimulation of tumor induction, following initiation, by a promoting agent that may of itself be noncarcinogenic.

promotion

Drug industry The act of furthering the sale of a product by advertising or through publicity. See Advertising, Detailing, Drug promotion Oncology Tumor promotion, see there Vox populi
1. The assignment of an employee to a higher job position or pay grade, which often entails ↑ responsibility and indicates ↑ employer confidence in the employee.
2. The encouragement of an activity. See Health promotion.

pro·mo·tion

(prŏ-mōshŭn)
Stimulation of tumor induction, following initiation, by a promoting agent which may of itself be noncarcinogenic.

pro·mo·tion

(prŏ-mōshŭn)
Stimulation of tumor induction, following initiation, by a promoting agent which may be noncarcinogenic.

promotion,

n 1. the gaining and retaining of acceptance by others of the views, products, or services of the originator of the message. Components of promotion: personal selling, advertising, sales promotion, and publicity.
2. achieving a higher-level position at a place of employment.
promotion, sales,
n sales promotion includes those marketing activities, other than personal selling, advertising, and publicity, that stimulate consumer purchasing and dealer effectiveness. They include point-of-purchase displays, shows and exhibit demonstrations, and other nonrecurrent selling efforts.

Patient discussion about promotion

Q. I am interested in social service. So what can I do to promote a healthy pregnancy?

A. Hi friend, once you're pregnant, a regular checkup is the key. Your health professional might want to monitor your baby's growth and watch for problems that can only be detected by checking your blood pressure, urine, and blood regularly. Anything you do that harms your body harms your fetus. Take special care: To avoid: tobacco smoking, alcohol, drugs, chemicals, radiation (as from X-rays), and sources of infection. Keep your body temperature from getting too high [over 100.4° (38°)] by treating any fevers with acetaminophen (such as Tylenol) and avoiding exercise or activity that overheats you. Also avoid high-temperature hot tubs and saunas. Take extra-good care of yourself while you're pregnant. Everything healthy you do for your body benefits your growing fetus. Rest when you need it, eat well, and exercise regularly.

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Consequently, economic theory would predict an additive effect of the values of the sales promotion offers (i.
In Dubai and Abu Dhabi, the respective Department of Economic Development ("DED") requires entities planning sales promotions to first obtain a permit.
After a meticulous examination of the pertinent provisions of RA 7394 and RA 9211, the Court finds that the latter law impliedly repealed the relevant provisions of the former with respect to the authority of the DOH to regulate tobacco sales promotions," the SC said.
H3: The utilitarian perception of the product influences, in a positive way, the product's purchase intention on sales promotion.
A three-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) revealed that there were no significant main effects for any of the following: form of sales promotion, F(1, 272) = 0.
The sales promotion types have been used through Neslin and Blattberg, 1991 and categories formed in accordance.
They consist primarily of advertising, sales promotion, personal selling, publicity and public relations.
The Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council on sales promotion in the internal market (2001/0227/COD) was first tabled by the Commission on October 2, 2001.
A spokesman for Edgbaston company Wyatt said: 'Our remit covers brand management, dealer and consumer-based sales promotion campaigns, a range of activity including sales collateral, point of sale and posters, PR and internal communications assignments.
European marketing departments stand poised as the current regulations governing sales promotion look set to be relaxed.
The European Commission proposes through its proposal for a sales promotion Regulation to facilitate the free movement of goods and services for the benefit of consumers and small firms.
to handle seed corn advertising, PR and sales promotion accounts.