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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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Using medical knowledge and skills beyond the traditional physician duty to diagnose and treat medical conditions is not unprecedented (eg, when surgeons perform cosmetic enhancement).
Other malignant pathological types (such as follicular [25] or anaplastic carcinoma) which may have different CEUS enhancement patterns compared with papillary thyroid carcinoma will be enrolled in our further studies.
Enhancing skin lesions--Skin lesions with increased vascularity, especially cherry angiomas, can demonstrate contrast enhancement on CEDM images and mimic cancers.
The goal of image enhancement algorithms is improving the quality of the image better than the original input image.
The current study was planned to assess effectiveness of AgNPs for dose enhancement in a human tissue-equivalent MAGICA polymer gel impregnated with different concentrations of AgNPs and irradiated with different doses.
[10] conducted experiments to measure the enhancement in thermal conductivity of conventional heat transfer fluids including water ethylene glycol and oil by addition of different nanoparticles such as Al2O3 CuO Cu TiO2 MWCNT(multi walled carbon nanotubes).
The Family Enhancement Centre's phone counseling service is designed to help young adults communicate with a specialist who can empower them to overcome their personal challenges.
Phase 1A of the Pipeline Safety Enhancement Program consists of pressure testing 360 miles of existing pipelines; replacing 246 miles of the 3,750-mile pipeline system; and upgrading or replacing 173 mainline valves.
The concept of biomedical enhancement may be defined as follows: 'a deliberate intervention, applying biomedical science, which aims to improve an existing capacity that most or all normal human beings typically have, or to create a new capacity, by acting directly on the body or brain'.
Our financial guaranty insurance and reinsurance businesses also compete with other forms of credit enhancement, including letters of credit, guaranties and credit default swaps provided, in most cases, by banks, derivative products companies, and other financial institutions or governmental agencies, some of which have greater financial resources than we do, may not be facing the same market perceptions regarding their stability that we are facing and/or have been assigned the highest credit ratings awarded by one or more of the major rating agencies (Radian Groups 2007, form 10-K, p.
In this paper I will present two classical standpoints on enhancement in general and on cognitive enhancement in particular: the "bio-conservative standpoint", which has a background in various religious perceptions, and the "liberal standpoint".
The claims on its unnaturalness may be taken to concern either the enhancement procedure or its outcome (or both).

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