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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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