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a detailed method worked out in advance for the attainment of a goal; see also planning.
Baylor plan a method of staffing nursing units developed at Baylor University Medical Center; nurses work only 12-hour shifts on the weekend and are paid for a standard work week.
care plan a document that identifies nursing orders for a patient and serves as a guide to nursing care. It can either be written for an individual patient, be retrieved from a computer and individualized, or be preprinted for a specific disease, condition, or nursing diagnosis and individualized to the specific patient. Standardized care plans are available for a number of patient conditions.
plan (omaha) in the omaha system, an analytical process of activity designed to establish a course of client care; this includes establishing priorities and selecting a course of action from identified alternatives.


Vox populi An organized manner of doing a thing. See Bare-bones health plan, Basic plan, Budget plan, Cafeteria benefits plan, Canadian plan, Certified health plan, Clinton Plan, Competitive medical plan, Discounted fee-for-service plan, Faculty practice plan, Financial management plan, Health plan, Indeminity plan, Individual family services plan, Keogh plan, Minneapolis plan, Nonpoint source management plan, Oregon health plan, Other plan, Pepper Commission plan, Phoenix plan, Point-of-service plan, Section 125 plan, Self-funded plan, Service plan, Statewide plan, Statutory Health Insurance plan, Strategic plan.


1. A program or method for the achievement of an objective.
2. A picture or diagram showing a structure or arrangement of parts.
3. A part of a SOAP note medical record.
[Fr. plant, ground plan, fr. L. planta, sole of the foot]


1. A program or method for the achievement of an objective.
2. A picture or diagram showing a structure or arrangement of parts.
[Fr. plant, ground plan, fr. L. planta, sole of the foot]

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Q. Is it essential to make an exercise plan? I am trying for an exercise plan ……Is it essential to make an exercise plan?

A. by just doing any exercises any time, your body will gain some benefits. but planning it in regular schedule will absolutely help you to be healthier and more fit.
there will be a lot of benefits that you can have if you do the exercise plan (these 2 weeks to reduce some weight, then another 2 weeks to maintain it, then the rest you can start building some muscles, etc.)

good luck, and stay healthy always..

Q. Can somebody post a training plan? This is Moses, 22 yrs old male. I can run 1 to 3 km but my goal is to reach 15 km. I like to improve my fitness. How frequent do I need to practice to improve my fitness? Can somebody post a training plan?

A. Hi Moses, now I can run 12 km and I achieved this target by doing daily practice. So I suggest you to practice daily if you want to improve your fitness and to reach your goal. Slowly and slowly you will reach your target. You cannot reach the target in just one attempt. Please ensure that you practice daily and follow a proper schedule. In addition to that you need to have strict diet control and also have more water. I hope you would be able to reach you goal fast. Good Luck!!!

Q. My son is with ADHD and I am planning to give him something healthy. My son is with ADHD and I am planning to give him something healthy so as to have a control with the symptoms and to ensure calmness in him...

A. I think you can try on fish oil, many does the same. They are good in omega-3 which works good and they too have DHA. I gave to my sister she was better in a month. You must do some changes in his diet as well by reducing on fast foods, fizzy drinks, caffeine, processed foods and increase on fresh fruit, vegetables.

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It is uncertain when the meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Centar, at which the modifications to Centar's building plans should be debated, will be held.
It is to be mentioned that after carrying out a detailed survey of approved private housing schemes in the provincial metropolis, the Town Planning Wing issued notices to the owners, who constructed houses without approval of building plans or in contravention of approved plans, for getting their constructions regularized within one week.
The number of building plans completed in Windhoek last month declined on a monthly basis by 18% compared with an increase of 27.
KARACHI -- The DHA has established a new facility for residents by the name of Central Control Cell (CCC) to help and guide the residents/applicants in completion of all formalities involved in the process of approval of Building Plan for construction of houses in DHA.
CCOB pointed out that at present regularization, addition, alterationcases, where approval of building plan was granted under Karachi Building and Town Planning Regulations-1979 are being processed only to the extent of plots of 399 sq yards and said he has issued directive that henceforth regularization cases for all categories of residential houses, irrespective of plot size, be processed under KB&TPR-1979.
A six storey building plan had obtained nod for construction of Islamabad High Court building on the constitution avenue in sector G-5 , a 10-storey building plan for construction of private power infrastructure board building in sector G-11/1, building plan for construction of 15-storey tower in plot A-4 in Blue area, building plan for construction of 15-storey tower in plot No 5 at G-8, F-8, building plan for construction of 4-storey plaza in plot 1-D of Jinnah Super market in F-7 Markaz, plan for construction of 4-storey plaza at plot No 24 of super market in F-6 Markaz and design was approved for construction of 2-storey building on a plot at Murree road Islamabad.
He ordered that an implementation report be presented to him within 45 days and in future enforcement of approved building plan should be ensured.
The design assignment is intended to draw up a building plan for the road to the southern entrance road 167 Gulf.
A zone change to R7-2/C2-4 would be required to accomplish the building plan set forth in the study, Washington said.
ADI also offers a small building plan that brings technology equity and fairness to the residential marketplace.

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