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diversion

/di·ver·sion/ (dĭ-ver´zhun) a turning aside.
urinary diversion  surgical creation of an alternate route for urine flow to replace an absent or diseased portion of the lower urinary tract in order to preserve renal function.

di·ver·sion

(di-vĕr'zhŭn)
1. The process of rerouting an ambulance to a facility other than the closest appropriate facility.
2. To create or bypass in the body.
Compare: shunt

diversion

(dĭ-vĕr′zhŭn)
1. In hospital management, the routing of patients away from one facility to others, usually because the first institution is inaccessible, overcrowded, or understaffed.
2. In surgery, the redirection of the normal flow of body contents from one organ to another.
3. The illicit use of a controlled substance for a purpose other than that which was intended by its prescriber.
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Clearly signed diversion routes will be put in place and any necessary closures, which we have been agreed with the Warwickshire County Council.
The work of the Diversion Council and the jail diversion pilots is helping improve collaboration between law enforcement and mental health providers to connect people with the help they need instead of being incarcerated, said Calley, chair of the Mental Health Diversion Council.
Another diversion runs from Al Garhoud in the direction of Al Mina through Shaikh Rashid Street and vice versa.
14) Pretrial diversion programs divert certain defendants away from traditional criminal justice proceedings into other case resolution alternatives such as community treatment programs.
Safe and smooth transition for traffic from main carriageway to diversion should be ensured, loose material on diversion should be compacted and regularly sprinkled with water and National Highway and Motorway Police should increase patrolling along M-9.
The diversion is required to clear the way for carrying out the remaining construction work on the flyover at Sheikh Rashid Road, and completing roads and utility works to improve Wafi Interchange, which are scheduled for completion in the first quarter of next year.
The diversion is required to clear the way for carrying out the remaining construction works of the flyover at the Shaikh Rashid Road, and completing roads and utility works alongside Wafi Centre under the Wafi Interchange Improvement Project scheduled for completion in the first quarter of next year.
This webinar will include a discussion of the scope of the problem of diversion within healthcare facilities by healthcare personnel.
On the difficulties involved in creating diversions, Harshawardhan pointed out that building a road diversion is an evolving process always throwing up new and unexpected challenges.
1 week Bow Street Guisborough Westgate to Rectory Lane Cold plane & resurface - Road closure Diversion via Hutton Lane, Rectory Lane 1 week Westgate Guisborough Westgate Road to Bow Street Highway improvements - Road Closure Diversion via Hutton Lane, Rectory Lane.
The traffic diversion will be on Al Wasl Road, which includes the traffic flow coming from Jumeirah 3 and Al Safa 1 and to Jumeirah 2 and Al Wasl and vice-versa.
Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced plans to launch the second phase of the water canal project as the work on the traffic diversion at Al Wasl Road nears completion.