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enhancement

 [en-hans´ment]
the process of making something greater; see also promotion.
body image enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as improving a patient's body image (conscious and unconscious perceptions and attitudes toward his/her body).
communication enhancement: hearing deficit in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assistance in accepting and learning alternate methods for living with diminished hearing.
communication enhancement: speech deficit in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assistance in accepting and learning alternate methods for living with impaired speech.
communication enhancement: visual deficit in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assistance in accepting and learning alternate methods for living with diminished vision.
coping enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting a patient in coping with perceived stressors, changes, or threats that interfere with meeting life demands and roles.
cough enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as promotion of patient coughing by deep inhalation with subsequent generation of high intrathoracic pressures and compression of underlying lung parenchyma for the forceful expulsion of air.
developmental enhancement: adolescent in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating optimal physical, cognitive, social, and emotional growth of individuals during the transition from childhood to adulthood.
developmental enhancement: child in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating or teaching parents/caregivers to facilitate the optimal gross motor, fine motor, language, cognitive, social, and emotional growth of preschool and school-aged children.
edge enhancement a sharp increase in contrast on a xeroradiograph where there is an abrupt difference in the tissue densities of adjacent structures.
learning readiness enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as improving the ability and willingness to receive information.
religious ritual enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating participation in religious practices.
role enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting a patient, significant other, or family to improve relationships by clarifying and supplementing specific role behaviors.
security enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as intensifying a patient's sense of physical and psychological safety.
self-awareness enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting a patient to explore and understand his/her thoughts, feelings, motivations, and behaviors.
self-esteem enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting a patient to increase his or her personal judgment of self-worth.
sleep enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of regular sleep/wake cycles.
socialization enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of another person's ability to interact with others.
support system enhancement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the facilitation of a support system for the patient by family, friends, and/or community.

en·hance·ment

(en-hans'ment),
1. The act of augmenting.
2. In immunology, the prolongation of a process or event by suppressing an opposing process.

en·hance·ment

(en-hans'mĕnt)
1. The act of augmenting.
2. immunology The prolongation of a process or event by suppressing an opposing process.

Patient discussion about enhancement

Q. I am using male enhancing drugs. I was told it can be dangerous can someone elaborate this for me? To get an ereaction and to enjoy from a full sex life I am using male enhancing drugs. I was told it can be dangerous with the drugs I take for my heart problems. Is it true?

A. yes, its dangerous,if you are taking prescribed meds for an erection,maybe you can try,rize2, its a natural herb,its about 5 dollars a pill,but ive taken it before and the effects lasted for 4 days,you can just think about sex and get an erection,rock hard,,,and it will last as long as you do,take a few mins break and go again, i took one about a month ago,for my wife,(annaversary)we had sex for three and a half hours,stopped for a break,then did it again for another two hours,it was great,two days later at work i say a little hottie,started thinking had to stop because of the rize in the levis, good luck give it a try, can find it at the porn stores,,!!!!!

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The AICPA Private Company EBR Task Force, chaired by Harold Monk, CPA, CFE, managing partner of Florida-based Davis Monk and Co., is working on a similar effort, but with a view to ensuring enhanced business reporting guidelines are scalable for privately held businesses.
Differences between groups in the use of condoms and microbicides during follow-up were highly significant: Condoms were used 69% of the time by women in the enhanced intervention group and 49% of the time by those in the basic group; microbicides were used 44% and 29% of the time, respectively Twenty-one percent of episodes of intercourse among women who received the enhanced intervention and 35% among the basic group were not protected by either method.
Arsenite treatment, however, enhanced the contraction induced by both phenylephrine and serotonin in a concentration-dependent manner (Figure 1).
The center's enhanced Web site contains premium content for its member firms as well as information for all types of stakeholders, including regulators, the investing public, other interested CPAs and the media.
Significant benefits observed from the use of the Promoter Technology include: (1) early emergence; (2) improved crop stand; (3) larger root mass; (4) more vigorous plant growth; (5) earlier canopy closer (up to seven days when used in conjunction with fungicides and/or insecticides); and (6) enhanced yields.
The FASB statement on the proposed fair value standard suggests that reliability can be significantly enhanced if market inputs are used in valuation.
BlackBerry Enterprise Server v4.0 offers exceptional manageability, enhanced security and simplified application development.
Imagine the possibilities in enhanced quality of life and reduced burden of care if residents could do more for themselves.
Even for larger commercial accounts, the decision process can be enhanced by automating routine tasks such as documenting files, collecting information, completing forms and ordering reports.
The use of AR technology may positively influence any situation enhanced or helped by the visual, audible, or haptic display of information not available or detectable by normal human senses.
Providing children with such enhanced capacities as good health, stronger bodies, and cleverer brains, far from turning them into robots, would give them greater freedom and more choices.