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assistance

 [ah-sis´tans]
help or aid.
anger control assistance in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the facilitation of expression of anger in an adaptive non-violent manner.
breastfeeding assistance in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparing a new mother to breastfeed her infant. See also breastfeeding.
examination assistance in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as providing assistance to the patient and another health care provider during a procedure or examination.
financial resource assistance in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting an individual/family to secure and manage finances to meet health care needs.
home maintenance assistance in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as helping the patient/family to maintain the home as a clean, safe, and pleasant place to live.
patient controlled analgesia assistance in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating control of analgesia administration and regulation. See also patient controlled analgesia.
self care assistance in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting another to perform self-care (activities of daily living).
self care assistance: bathing/hygiene in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting the patient to perform personal hygiene.
self care assistance: dressing/grooming in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting the patient with clothes and make-up.
self care assistance: feeding in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting a person to eat.
self care assistance: toileting in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting another with elimination.
self-modification assistance in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as reinforcement of a self-directed change initiated by the patient to achieve personally important goals.
smoking cessation assistance in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as helping a patient to stop smoking.
surgical assistance in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting the surgeon/dentist with operative procedures and care of the surgical patient.
ventilation assistance in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as promotion of an optimal spontaneous breathing pattern that maximizes oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange in the lungs.
weight gain assistance in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating gain of body weight.
weight reduction assistance in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating loss of weight and/or body fat.

assistance

NIH-speak
The award of money, property, services or anything of value to a recipient to accomplish a public purpose of stimulation or support as authorised by federal statute.
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Today, we are lending our assistance and expertise to the newest generation of disabled veterans returning from Iraq, Afghanistan and other fields of combat in the war on terrorism.
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) permits borrowers to obtain down payment assistance from third parties; but, research has raised concerns about the performance of loans with such assistance.
This analysis uses a measure of poverty that counts food, housing and energy assistance benefits as income, and subtracts income and payroll taxes.
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