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mediation

 [me″de-a´shun]
the act of intervening or serving as an intermediary.
conflict mediation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of constructive dialogue between opposing parties with a goal of resolving disputes in a mutually acceptable manner.

me·di·a·tion

(mē'dē-ā'shŭn),
The action of an intermediary substance (mediator).

mediation

A form of conflict resolution in which the parties of a dispute maintain an active dialogue moderated by a mediator in an effort to avoid litigation.

mediation

(mē″dē-ā′shŭn)
The action of a mediating agent.
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