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protection

 [pro-tek´shun]
defense or immunity against harmful influences.
abuse protection in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the identification of high-risk, dependent relationships and actions to prevent further infliction of physical or emotional harm. See also physical abuse and sexual abuse.
abuse protection: child in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the identification of high-risk, dependent child relationships and actions to prevent possible or further infliction of physical, sexual, or emotional harm or neglect of basic necessities of life. See also child abuse.
abuse protection: domestic partner in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as identification of high-risk, dependent relationships and actions to prevent possible or further infliction or physical, sexual, or emotional harm or exploitation of a domestic partner.
abuse protection: elder in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the identification of high-risk, dependent elder relationships and actions to prevent possible or further infliction of physical, sexual, or emotional harm; neglect of basic necessities; or exploitation. See also elder abuse.
abuse protection: religious in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as identification of high-risk, controlling religious relationships and actions to prevent infliction of physical, sexual, or emotional harm and/or exploitation.
environmental risk protection in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preventing and detecting disease and injury in populations at risk from environmental hazards.
ineffective protection a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as a decrease in the ability of an individual to guard the self from internal or external threats such as illness or injury.
infection protection in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as prevention and early detection of infection in a patient at risk. See also isolation precautions.
patient rights protection in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as protection of patient's rights, the health care rights of the patient, especially one who is a minor, incapacitated, or incompetent and unable to make decisions.
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One company focusing on infection protection is Ahlstrom, which provides an extensive portfolio of single-use medical fabrics using wetlaid, spunbond/SMS, spunlace/spunlace composites and film-based composites.
G-Force provides longer lasting stress and infection protection. The study was published last month in Annals of Natural Therapies."
According to Schlotterbeck, CareFusion will be more than an immediate market leader in medication safety and infection protection. "We will put a substantial emphasis on innovation and clinical differentiation to continue to serve this growing segment of the global health care industry," he says.
She complained of an incident when it is alleged that a nurse previously dealing with a patient being barrier nursed then failed to take cross infection protection measures when dealing with Mrs Davies.
Tests conducted by the Hospital Infection Protection Environmental Research (HIPER) Unit at University College London Hospitals (UCLH), confirm that the OspreyDeepclean process, without the use of any chemicals, successfully decontaminated all of the surface types purposely contaminated with a heavy microbiological burden of test organisms.
Comply with CDC guidelines for flu and TB prevention with The Infection Protection Station, a convenient, attractive way to prevent the spread of flu, TB, and other respiratory diseases.
Don't underestimate the value of healthful foods, nutrient supplements, exercise and sleep (see "Infection Protection," above).
International Family Planning Perspectives, 2002, 28(2):77-86; Chikamata DM et al., Dual needs: contraceptive and sexually transmitted infection protection in Lusaka, Zambia, International Family Planning Perspectives, 2002, 28(2):96-104; and Adeokun L et al., Promoting dual protection in family planning clinics in Ibadan, Nigeria, International Family Planning Perspectives, 2002, 28(2):87-95.

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