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the keeping of something within limits.
cost containment in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as management and facilitation of efficient and effective use of resources.


The concept of regional or global eradication of communicable disease, proposed by Fred Lowe Soper (1893-1977) in 1949 for the eradication of smallpox.


the keeping of something within limits.


A tactic used by police or armed forces for crowd control, in which a broad swath of officers push the crowd in a desired direction or prevent its egress, as occurs when the “kettle” completely surrounds the group. Kettling has been criticised as the crowd may be deprived of food, water or the access to toilet facilities.


Public health The confining or prevention of further dissemination of a potentially hazardous–eg biologic, radioactive or toxic–agent. See Biological containment, Biosafety levels, Regulated waste.


measures and protocols that are applied to limit contact of organisms, particularly PATHOGENS and GMOs, with the external environment:
  1. physical containment, achieved by regulating access, restricting air circulation and providing other physical barriers;

Different levels of containment apply depending on the perceived risk of a particular experiment.


n psychiatric mode of treatment for patients with conditions with which further deterioration is inevitable. In these cases, the primary goal of therapy is relief from symptoms and prevention of the progression of the illness.

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Q. Does anybody have good recipes for meals which don't contain gluten?? My 8 year old son has celiac disease. He is really suffering from not being able to eat so many things his brother and his friends can like pizza, pasta, birthday cakes, etc. I'd love him to have his own very tasty meals but I'm havin a hard time finding any recipes. If anyone knows some..

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and also- I am sure you can buy a cookbook that has gluten-free recipes.

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An active containment policy in the current war includes supporting Islamic civil society,, working with Liberal intellectuals and discontented youth, partnering with moderate regimes, and investing in education.
Economic sanctions are a major component of the containment policy, but the side effects of sanctions and the suffering they cause have served Baghdad in terms of enabling it to blackmail Arab rulers.
dominance is widely accepted because America, emerging from World War II, fashioned not just the "glue" of containment policy but also a more deeply rooted, open, economic, multilaterally managed, and liberal Western order beneficial to all participants.
Rice pointed out that the containment policy had failed to deal with the type of national security threat posed to the US by countries such as Iraq.
Sale does not accept the argument that the development of containment was a smooth process or that military containment policy was a foregone conclusion.
The concentration of drug selling in the Black Belt was not inevitable, but had much to do with choices made by law enforcement and city government that implicitly endorsed a containment policy for drug marketplaces.
containment policy, has stated that expanding NATO would be the most fateful error of American policy in the entire post-Cold War era.
American policy has endeavored to contain and defeat the enemies of the status quo and so the containment policy, whose strategic doctrine was based on the assumption that there existed a legitimate world order for which the U.
He suspects that the United States would implement its containment policy through those steps.
We believe that the goal of Saddam Hussein is to dominate this region and that he has only been prevented from this goal by this containment policy,'' Perry said at a news conference.
Who knew that the side effect of all these same-sex benefits would be a viable containment policy against the spread of Southern Baptist fundamentalism?
AS: Is there not also a white containment policy in the offing, its dominant theme being a reworked ideology of "minority successes" (chiefly Asians) coupled with a confinement of the black and brown underclasses in spaces where violence will, as you say, remain largely intramural?

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