kaizen

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kaizen

(ki'zen?) [Japanese kaizen, improvement]
Management of inventory stock and work processes in industry, adapted to health care institutions.
Synonym: continuous performance improvement
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This is achieved through the five S's to turn on your baby's calming reflex.
To find this elusive off-switch, mums and dads are shown how to use the five S's - swaddling, side or stomach position, shooshing, swinging and sucking.
Karp, assistant professor of pediatrics at UCLA School of Medicine, promotes the five S's - swaddling, side/stomach position, shushing, swinging and sucking - as a way to soothe colicky babies and preserve the sanity of new parents.