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establishment or creation of something.
limit setting in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as establishing the parameters of desirable and acceptable patient behavior.
mutual goal setting in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as collaborating with the patient to identify and prioritize care goals, then developing a plan for achieving those goals through the construction and use of goal attainment scaling.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


Hardening, as of amalgam.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


Vox populi A place where something occurs. See ER/trauma setting.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


Hardening, as of amalgam.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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Community colleges and adult learning programs often have classes/workshops on speech, and I personally found such a class to have been extremely valuable.
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Starting today, people who newly join Facebook or who previously had the tag suggestions setting will have the face recognition setting and will receive information about how it works.
Understanding the full extent of Google's collection requires deeper digging through settings, not only on your phone but also on your Google account.
Over the course of two early morning visits to the famous temples of Bagan, Myanmar, I shot these photos with a variety of WB settings. In such dramatic and potentially romantic settings, I'm constantly shooting and reshooting with various WB settings.
Most Android devices have a similar setting, though the menu names and steps for finding the settings may be slightly different.
The Nigerian school system, operate an inclusive setting, where the physically challenged children are taught with their peer, though, children whose condition are severe are taught in non inclusive settings.
So, you only need to enable or disable this from the settings.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the influence of humidity and temperature on the setting time of four different commercially available calcium hydroxide cements.
Netflix says that the default setting will allow users to stream about three hours of TV shows and movies for each gigabyte of data, which is about 600 Kilobits per second.
The control algorithm and model of settings adaptation system were developed.
Researcher Anna Squicciarini said that they want to help users configure privacy to be better protected, but not all users are interested or motivated to change their privacy settings.
The goal of this special issue is to provide empirical and practical information on the PBIS framework to educators and a wide-range of service providers (e.g., behavior specialists, counselors, mental health, advocacy, and policy organization personnel) who work with high-risk youth in AE, residential, and JJ settings to improve youth outcomes and teacher effectiveness.
Even if you routinely fly in designated mountainous areas such as the Rockies, you probably haven't noticed that altimeter settings can vary quite a bit even when the general pressure gradient throughout the area is rather weak.