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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.
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Delta Air Lines could face pressure to change two of its rules: A ban on pit bulls in the cabin, and a ban against emotional support animals on flights longer than eight hours.
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) issued new guidelines that distinguished between what is allowable for passengers traveling with trained service animals compared to those who are traveling with emotional support animals.
Airlines for America applauds the Department of Transportation's enforcement guidance on emotional support animals (ESAs).
Operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, Samaritans offers emotional support to people when they need it most, on a variety of issues.
"We welcome trained service animals and emotional support animals," the (https://www.alaskaair.com/content/travel-info/accessible-services/specialservices-support-animals) website states.
An emotional support animal (ESA) provides emotional and therapeutic benefits to those suffering from anxiety, emotional stress or other psychiatric problems.
Section II of this Article provides factual background and analyzes recent incidents reported in the news about emotional support animals on mass transit, and how stereotyped reactions to them reflect mental health stigma.
Earlier this year, these concerns resulted in some airlines moving forward with their own restrictions on emotional support animals and psychiatric service animals.
This involves inviting a parent and child into your home, often a mother and her baby, for a few months, and providing emotional support and practical parenting guidance.
Airlines have complained that some passengers are falsely claiming that pets are emotional support or psychiatric service animals to avoid paying.
Alaska Airlines announced a new policy for guests flying with emotional support and psychiatric service animals.
The researchers found that survivors were found to have more available resources for emotional support, tangible support, physical activity advice, and weight management advice versus the controls.