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adjustment

 [ah-just´ment]
the changing of something to improve its relationship to something else.
adjustment disorder a mental disorder characterized by a maladaptive reaction to identifiable stressful life events, such as divorce, loss of job, physical illness, or natural disaster; this diagnosis assumes that the condition will remit when the stress ceases or when the patient adapts to the situation. Called also adjustment reaction.
impaired adjustment a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as inability to modify lifestyle or behavior in a manner consistent with a change in health status.

ad·just·ment

(ă-jŭst'mĕnt),
1. In dentistry, any modification made to a fixed or removable prosthesis during or after its insertion to perfect its adaptation and function.
2. Synonym(s): adaptation (6)
3. A summarizing procedure for a statistical measure in which the effects of differences in composition of the populations being compared have been minimized by statistical methods.

adjustment

/ad·just·ment/ (ah-just´ment)
1. the act or process of modification of physical parts made in response to changing conditions.
2. in psychology, the relative degree of harmony between an individual's needs and the requirements of the environment.
3. in chiropractic, any of various manual and mechanical interventions, most often applied to the spine, in which controlled and directed forces are applied to a joint to correct structural dysfunction and restore normal nerve function.

adjustment

the changing of something to modify its relationship to something else. See also accommodation.

adjustment

Chiropractic
Any of the manipulations used by chiropractors to reposition misaligned vertebrae and other joints.
 
EBM
A summarising procedure for a statistical measure in which the effects of differences in various populations being compared are minimised by statistical methods.

Healthcare liability
See Risk adjustment.
 
Managed care
See Case-mix adjustment.
 
Psychiatry
Functional, often transitory, alteration or accommodation, by which one can better adapt to the immediate environment and inner self.
 
Social medicine
The process by which adopted children and adoptive parents learn to relate to and accept one another in their respective child-parent roles.

Adjustment

A summarising procedure for a statistical measure in which the effects of differences in various populations being compared are minimised by statistical methods.

adjustment

Managed care See Case-mix adjustment Psychiatry Functional, often transitory, alteration or accommodation by which one can better adapt to the immediate environment and inner self. See Adaptation.

ad·just·ment

(ă-jŭst'mĕnt)
1. Synonym(s): spinal adjustment.
2. Synonym(s): occlusal adjustment.
3. In health care accounting, any addition or deletion in a patient's record that will alter the balance due.
[Late L. ad-juxtare, to bring near]

ad·just·ment

(ă-jŭst'mĕnt)
Modification made to a restoration, denture, or oral appliance.

adjustment (əjust´ment),

n a modification of a restoration or of a denture after insertion in the oral cavity.
adjustment, occlusal,
n a grinding of the occluding surfaces of teeth to develop harmonious relationships between each other, their supporting structures, muscles of mastication, and temporomandibular joints.

adjustment

summarization of statistical measures in which the effects of differences in composition of the populations being compared have been minimized by statistical methods.

chiropractic adjustment
application of force to a vertebral articulation to restore biomechanical and neurological function.
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