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plan

 [plan]
a detailed method worked out in advance for the attainment of a goal; see also planning.
Baylor plan a method of staffing nursing units developed at Baylor University Medical Center; nurses work only 12-hour shifts on the weekend and are paid for a standard work week.
care plan a document that identifies nursing orders for a patient and serves as a guide to nursing care. It can either be written for an individual patient, be retrieved from a computer and individualized, or be preprinted for a specific disease, condition, or nursing diagnosis and individualized to the specific patient. Standardized care plans are available for a number of patient conditions.
plan (omaha) in the omaha system, an analytical process of activity designed to establish a course of client care; this includes establishing priorities and selecting a course of action from identified alternatives.

plan

Vox populi An organized manner of doing a thing. See Bare-bones health plan, Basic plan, Budget plan, Cafeteria benefits plan, Canadian plan, Certified health plan, Clinton Plan, Competitive medical plan, Discounted fee-for-service plan, Faculty practice plan, Financial management plan, Health plan, Indeminity plan, Individual family services plan, Keogh plan, Minneapolis plan, Nonpoint source management plan, Oregon health plan, Other plan, Pepper Commission plan, Phoenix plan, Point-of-service plan, Section 125 plan, Self-funded plan, Service plan, Statewide plan, Statutory Health Insurance plan, Strategic plan.

plan

(plan)
1. A program or method for the achievement of an objective.
2. A picture or diagram showing a structure or arrangement of parts.
3. A part of a SOAP note medical record.
[Fr. plant, ground plan, fr. L. planta, sole of the foot]

plan

(plan)
1. A program or method for the achievement of an objective.
2. A picture or diagram showing a structure or arrangement of parts.
[Fr. plant, ground plan, fr. L. planta, sole of the foot]

Patient discussion about plan

Q. Is it essential to make an exercise plan? I am trying for an exercise plan ……Is it essential to make an exercise plan?

A. by just doing any exercises any time, your body will gain some benefits. but planning it in regular schedule will absolutely help you to be healthier and more fit.
there will be a lot of benefits that you can have if you do the exercise plan (these 2 weeks to reduce some weight, then another 2 weeks to maintain it, then the rest you can start building some muscles, etc.)

good luck, and stay healthy always..

Q. Can somebody post a training plan? This is Moses, 22 yrs old male. I can run 1 to 3 km but my goal is to reach 15 km. I like to improve my fitness. How frequent do I need to practice to improve my fitness? Can somebody post a training plan?

A. Hi Moses, now I can run 12 km and I achieved this target by doing daily practice. So I suggest you to practice daily if you want to improve your fitness and to reach your goal. Slowly and slowly you will reach your target. You cannot reach the target in just one attempt. Please ensure that you practice daily and follow a proper schedule. In addition to that you need to have strict diet control and also have more water. I hope you would be able to reach you goal fast. Good Luck!!!

Q. My son is with ADHD and I am planning to give him something healthy. My son is with ADHD and I am planning to give him something healthy so as to have a control with the symptoms and to ensure calmness in him...

A. I think you can try on fish oil, many does the same. They are good in omega-3 which works good and they too have DHA. I gave to my sister she was better in a month. You must do some changes in his diet as well by reducing on fast foods, fizzy drinks, caffeine, processed foods and increase on fresh fruit, vegetables.

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He said if all goes according to plan, the principal leak could be contained by early next week.
is conducting a $250,000 remodeling project and hopes to open by the end of February if everything goes according to plan. If not, the Mongolian grill should be open by mid-March at the latest, the company said.
If all goes according to plan, War Of Attrition is expected to head to Leopardstown for the PJ Moriarty Chase en route to another shot at the Gold Cup.
If all goes according to plan, production could begin at the easternmost portion of the property by the end of the year.
Comets are considered to be pristine leftovers from the formation of the solar system some 4.6 billion years ago, and if all goes according to plan, the NASA craft Stardust will carry bits of that original material to Earth in January 2006.
IF everything goes according to plan for Cardiff City, Ninian Park's days are numbered.
Eliot Soffes, the project's principal architect, notes that "If all goes according to plan, for the first time pedestrians will be able to see through from Lexington Ave.
At least, that's what company officials hope will happen, if all goes according to plan. You see, that's the day Microsoft's long-awaited entrance into the gaming console market begins with the sale of the first Xbox.
He schooled the day before yesterday and jumped very well so let's hope everything goes according to plan this time," said Williamson.
"Hopefully, if all goes according to plan, Colin should be back in time for the start of next season."
Failure to do so may mean that Cuba is the only country that gets left out when, if all goes according to plan, the 34 countries represented at the Toronto round, remove their last tariff barriers and create a free trade zone supposed to be up and running by 2005.