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intervention

 [in″ter-ven´shun]
interposition or interference in the affairs of another to accomplish a goal or end; see also implementation.
crisis intervention
1. counseling or psychotherapy for patients in a life crisis that is directed at supporting the patient through the crisis and helping the patient cope with the stressful event that precipitated it.
2. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as use of short-term counseling to help the patient cope with a crisis and resume a state of functioning comparable to or better than the pre-crisis state.
nursing intervention an action for which nurses are responsible that is intended to benefit a patient or client.
percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) the management of coronary artery occlusion by any of various catheter-based techniques, such as percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, atherectomy, angioplasty using the excimer laser, and implantation of coronary stents and related devices.
intervention (omaha) in the omaha system, an action or activity undertaken to address a specific client problem and to improve, maintain, or restore health or to prevent illness. See also intervention scheme.

in·ter·ven·tion

(in'tĕr-ven'shŭn),
An action or ministration that produces an effect or is intended to alter the course of a pathologic process.
[L. inter-ventio, a coming between, fr inter-venio, to come between]

intervention

(ĭn′tə-r-vĕn′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of intervening: a nation's military interventions in neighboring countries; a politician opposed to government intervention in the market economy.
2.
a. The systematic process of assessment and planning employed to remediate or prevent a social, educational, or developmental problem: early intervention for at-risk toddlers.
b. An act that alters the course of a disease, injury, or condition by initiating a treatment or performing a procedure or surgery.
c. A planned, often unannounced meeting with a person with a serious personal problem, such as addiction, in order to persuade the person to seek treatment.

intervention

EBM
Anything meant to change the course of events for a person: surgery, a drug, a test, a treatment, counseling, providing informational pamphlets.

Psychology
An application of therapeutic/educational techniques to modify a person’s performance in a designated area of communication—e.g., expressive language, attention, etc.

Public health
An act or procedure capable of reducing injury or improving health.

Surgery
An operation.

Vox populi
Intercession in the acts of others to prevent an adverse outcome.

intervention

Public health A device or procedure capable of ↓ injuries. See Administrative intervention, Behavioral intervention, Crisis intervention, Health intervention Surgery An operation. See Routine intervention, Motivational intervention, Percutaneous intervention, Pharmacist intervention, Remedial intervention.

in·ter·ven·tion

(in'tĕr-ven'shŭn)
1. An action or ministration that produces an effect or that is intended to alter the course of a pathologic process.
2. biowarfare Any action, ministration, or device intended to prevent or alter the course of deliberate release of a mass-casualty agent.
Synonym(s): countermeasure.
3. Synonym(s): implementation. See also: absorption
[L. inter-ventio, a coming between, fr inter-venio, to come between]
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An example of a second-order intervention 'of the second type' would be a training of 'professional first-order interveners' (like teachers, psychiatrists and managers) in which the process of intervention itself is the object.
That means that if the intervention makes no difference and .08 is a chance finding, we would expect to see a difference as big as the one we obtained (i.e., .08) less than 5 times in 1,000.
To reduce such an outcome, officers should employ the following intervention techniques when confronting individuals displaying characteristics associated with excited delirium:
Acquiring knowledge about clients' cultural contexts and identities can indirectly promote a sense of cultural competence on the part of the counselor (e.g., "I understand my client's career concern from her or his cultural perspective"), leading to overestimation by the counselor of her or his counseling abilities (e.g., "I know the right intervention to resolve the concern").
* Staffings and interventions provide the client with a "therapeutic crisis." Everyone knows that one of the reasons formal interventions have proven so effective is because they don't wait for the addict to experience a "crisis." Through carefully choosing an intervention team, crafting a series of loving but firm "I-messages," and developing a list of consequences that the team plans to follow through with, the team brings a "crisis" to the addict.
The researchers observe that the enhanced intervention was substantially shorter than others that have had comparable results in increasing use of barrier methods.
One study reported an intervention that failed to change use of vancomycin (22).
"People have been studying parent-based sexual health interventions for decades, and we wanted to know how effective they are; as well as whether there are specific features of these interventions that make them more effective," says Laura Widman, first author of a paper on the work and an assistant professor of psychology at North Carolina State University.
On the one hand this means that market traders are not notified in advance on FX interventions and cannot determine the NBU among other platform traders.
That framework is composed of best practice treatment fidelity recommendations in 5 domains: (1) study design, (2) facilitator training, (3) intervention delivery, (4) intervention receipt, and (5) enactment of intervention skills (performance/ demonstration).
Similarly, John Stuart Mill's famous article entitled "A Few Words on Non-Intervention" made a distinction between "civilized" and "barbarous nations" in order to justify the intervention of the "civilized states" into the internal affairs of "barbarous nations" (p.
Single case studies are helpful in analyzing the details of implementation of an individualized intervention program.