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Related to grooming: Child grooming, Personal grooming

self-care assistance: dressing/grooming

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as assisting a patient with clothes and appearance. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.

clinical etiquette

Professional comportment Medical practice The components of medical practice which, in addition to ethics and competence, define what it is to be a physician
Clinical etiquette
Bedside manner Avoid easy familiarity, be attentive of Pts needs, do not eat on rounds
Dress Conservative & appropriate
Grooming Clean, neat, unobtrusive
Language Respectful, at level of audience, non-use of vulgar vernacular or demeaning appellations, discretion regarding others' condition (JAMA 1988; 260:2559)  


brushing and combing of the hair. A passive exercise in dogs and horses resulting in the development of a minor occupation of groom, institution of grooming parlor, and equipment. Cats and some dogs actively groom themselves. Cattle make some attempts at it, especially cows of their calves.

grooming disorders
grooming-type behavior that is damaging to the cat or objectionable to the owner; includes excessive grooming as a displacement activity associated with stress.
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In celebration of the new site design American Grooming Academy is offering a $1000 tuition discount and a spa special for their grooming clients.
Dog owners in the 18-to-34-year-old age group are more likely to have purchased pet products and accessories, including grooming supplies, the Packaged Facts report notes, citing Simmons NCS data.
Zecco said she got into competitive grooming and competed on two different world teams, and once coordinated the international event, which is held every two years.
Additionally, the effectiveness of topical treatments is maximized with regular grooming, according to Craig Jasper, first vice president of the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification.
As the nation's economic downturn continues to have an impact on the way people shop, more men are seeking the lower-cost alternative provided by disposables, while the continued strength of shaving cream and deodorants shows that grooming products are an essential part of men's daily lives.
We cover everything from the introduction of the machine to how to operate, service, maintain, and use it in grooming.
She also won another first prize for grooming an English springer spaniel.
These agencies recognize a legitimate need to require their officers to conform to grooming and weight standards, both from internal esprit de corps and public perception perspectives.
Vincent Vinikas's study of the promotion of grooming products and services indicates that the adoption of this standard of grooming was not necessarily a "natural" outgrowth of industrialization and urbanization.
With a grooming machine that sets tracks in a 14-foot-wide swath, Rossignol offers the ultimate in skiing pleasure, plus the safety of a ski patrol and the convenience of lessons, ski rentals, and a sandwich counter.
Moving Grooming Mobile Pet Services LLC, which offers dog grooming and cat grooming to local pet owners, is teaming up with the online marketing specialists at Prospect Genius to enhance its Web presence.