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main·te·nance

(mān'te-nănts),
1. A therapeutic regimen intended to preserve benefit. Compare: compliance (2), adherence (2).
2. The extent to which the patient continues good health practices without supervision, incorporating them into a general lifestyle. Compare: compliance.
[M.E., fr O.Fr., fr. Mediev. L. manuteneo, to hold in the hand]

maintenance

/main·te·nance/ (mān´tĕ-nans) providing a stable state over a long period, or the stable state so produced.

maintenance

(mān′tə-nəns)
n.
The act of maintaining or the state of being maintained: nutrients essential to the maintenance of good health.

maintenance

1 providing a stable state over a long period of time as distinguished from a short-term remedial or prophylactic effect; as in a drug or treatment plan.
2 in anesthesia, the surgical or procedural period of anesthesia delivery, in which a combination of inhaled agents and adjunct medications are administered to allow an appropriate surgical field or procedural conditions.

maintenance

Anesthesiology The maintaining of a Pt  undergoing general anesthesia in an unconscious state for the duration of surgery by injecting small boluses or by infusing an injectable drug, or by administering halothane, isoflurane, sevoflurane. Cf Induction.

main·te·nance

(māntĕ-năns)
1. A therapeutic regimen intended to preserve benefit.
Compare: compliance (2) , adherence (2)
2. The extent to which the patient continues good heath practices without supervision, incorporating them into a general lifestyle.
Compare: compliance

main·te·nance

(māntĕ-năns)
1. Therapeutic regimen intended to preserve health benefit.
2. Extent to which patient continues good health practices without supervision, incorporating them into a general lifestyle.

maintenance,

n to keep in a functional state or in the proper location.
maintenance, space,

Patient discussion about maintenance

Q. I have lupus and diabetes. Can I get some tips for weight maintenance? Is it true that foods now these days have hormones and other preservatives in it that can make you fatter? Will eating organic food prevent weight gain (as long as you eat right and in decent portions). Has anyone lost weight faster while eating organic food..

A. Organic does mean that hormones and chemicals were not used but it may not guarantee you will loose weight. The number of calories and the types of foods you eat still affect weight loss and gain. The reason it may take a long time to loose that weight is that science is proving now that toxins from air, water and food become trapped inside of your fat cells, as a natural protection your body provides from them. Until you rid your body of the toxins you have stored up, your body will stubbornly hold onto the fat.

Q. Has anyone had any positive weight loss or maintenance from drinking milk?

A. Any "diet" which includes just 1 food is not healthy. Milk is great as part of a balanced diet, but not a diet fit for adults on its own. There can only be disadvantages in the long run of doing this.

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The results are reduced maintenance transaction processing time and less clerical effort.
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This combined with the fact that MaintenanceSuite is pre-configured based on maintenance best practices allows organizations to achieve rapid return on investment and lower risk and overall cost of ownership.
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