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support

 [sŭ-port´]
1. a structure that bears the weight of something else.
2. a mechanism or arrangement that helps keep something else functioning.
3. the foundation upon which a denture rests.
caregiver support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the provision of the necessary information, advocacy, and support to facilitate primary patient care by someone other than a health care professional. See also caregiver.
decision-making support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as providing information and support for a patient who is making a decision regarding health care.
emotional support
1. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the provision of reassurance, acceptance, and encouragement in times of stress.
2. a nursing intervention in the nursing minimum data set; actions designed to meet the affective, psychological, and social needs of the patient or client.
family support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as promotion of family values, interests, and goals.
support hose an elastic garment for a limb that enhances venous circulation through creation of a pressure gradient by fabric pressure. See also compression therapy.
physician support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as collaborating with physicians to provide quality patient care.
sibling support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting a sibling to cope with a brother's or sister's illness, chronic condition, or disability.
spiritual support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting the patient to feel balance and connection with a greater power.
sustenance support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as helping a needy individual/family to locate food, clothing, or shelter.

decision-making support

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as providing information and support for a patient who is making a decision regarding health care. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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Dr Mohammad Murad Abdullah, Director of the Decision-Making Support Centre at Dubai Police and Chairman of the Coordinating Committee for the Research And Decision-Making Support Centres, talked about unreported crimes and their impact on society.
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The current site meets needs for decision-making support, as evidenced by 16,000 visitors a month to the site.
TreasuryPoint calls the Optimizer "a sophisticated artificial intelligence decision-making support tool.
This integration enables the complete deployment of various kinds of decision-making support systems and production functions.
The WellTrack application strengthens the SWIM solution with significant decision-making support for operators while reducing risks and supporting operations.
It provides consulting and developmental support for engineering simulation solutions, besides, pilot decision-making support software for the F-15, F-16, F-18, F-22 and F-35 aircraft, simulation models for the ACMI/TACTS air combat training ranges and Air-Refueling Boom Arm simulators.
This was stated by Dubai Police Commander-in-Chief Lt-General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim at the opening of the second Scientific Forum of the Research Centres and Decision-making Support Centres held here on Wednesday.