agitation level

agitation level

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as severity of disruptive physiologic and behavioral manifestations of stress or biochemical triggers. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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With an unbaffled vessel, however, turning the impeller faster than that required for mild agitation level tends not to draw much more power or torque -- the fluid simply swirls faster in a large vortex.
Thus, with more time available to add all the constituents of a recipe, the use of this non dusting xanthan results in a lowering of the agitation level required and a reduced risk of lump formation.
The objective assessment of pediatric sedation and agitation levels remains challenging.
Realistic images of nature that depict a savannah-like image conducive to evolutionary wellbeing, and supported by Biophilic theory, can potentially lower patient agitation levels.
The lack of staff has a direct impact on patients' agitation levels and thus on the level of abuse of staff.
After participating in this activity, nursing assistants reported decreased agitation levels for these adults.
Ancoli-Israel encourages care community administrators to match residents' sleep patterns and agitation levels as much as possible.
3 years) for 1 night, and nursing home staff rated the patients' subsequent agitation levels (Am.
Structured music therapy sessions were successful in decreasing agitation levels (Brotons & Pickett-Cooper, 1996; Clair & Bernstein, 1990), while background music had no influence (Clair & Bernstein, 1994).
0, 10, and 15 CPM) did not differ significantly from each other, nor did production rates at the higher agitation levels (i.