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protection

 [pro-tek´shun]
defense or immunity against harmful influences.
abuse protection in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the identification of high-risk, dependent relationships and actions to prevent further infliction of physical or emotional harm. See also physical abuse and sexual abuse.
abuse protection: child in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the identification of high-risk, dependent child relationships and actions to prevent possible or further infliction of physical, sexual, or emotional harm or neglect of basic necessities of life. See also child abuse.
abuse protection: domestic partner in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as identification of high-risk, dependent relationships and actions to prevent possible or further infliction or physical, sexual, or emotional harm or exploitation of a domestic partner.
abuse protection: elder in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the identification of high-risk, dependent elder relationships and actions to prevent possible or further infliction of physical, sexual, or emotional harm; neglect of basic necessities; or exploitation. See also elder abuse.
abuse protection: religious in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as identification of high-risk, controlling religious relationships and actions to prevent infliction of physical, sexual, or emotional harm and/or exploitation.
environmental risk protection in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preventing and detecting disease and injury in populations at risk from environmental hazards.
ineffective protection a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as a decrease in the ability of an individual to guard the self from internal or external threats such as illness or injury.
infection protection in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as prevention and early detection of infection in a patient at risk. See also isolation precautions.
patient rights protection in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as protection of patient's rights, the health care rights of the patient, especially one who is a minor, incapacitated, or incompetent and unable to make decisions.
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