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promotion

 [pro-mo´shun]
encouragement or enhancement.
attachment promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of the development of the parent-infant relationship.
body mechanics promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating the use of posture and movement in daily activities to prevent fatigue and musculoskeletal strain or injury.
cerebral perfusion promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the promotion of adequate perfusion and limitation of complications for a patient experiencing or at risk for inadequate cerebral perfusion. See also cerebral infarction.
exercise promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of regular physical exercise to maintain or advance to a higher level of fitness and health.
exercise promotion: strength training in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating regular resistive muscle training to maintain or increase muscle strength.
exercise promotion: stretching in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of systematic slow-stretch-hold muscle exercises to induce relaxation, to prepare muscles/joints for more vigorous exercise, or to increase or maintain body flexibility.
family integrity promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the promotion of family cohesion and unity.
family integrity promotion: childbearing family in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of the growth of individuals or families who are adding an infant to the family unit.
family involvement promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating family participation in the emotional and physical care of the patient.
health promotion programs designed to inform the public about health risks and methods to prevent or reduce them; the programs are often targeted at specific populations. Where the risk cannot be eliminated, health promotion programs may focus on improving or maintaining the affected person's quality of life.
health promotion (omaha) in the omaha system, a problem modifier that appears at the third level of the problem classification scheme, defined as client interest in increasing knowledge, behavior, and health expectations as well as developing resources that maintain or enhance well-being in the absence of risk factors, signs, or symptoms.
normalization promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting parents and other family members of children with chronic illnesses or disabilities in providing normal life experiences for their children and families.
oral health promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as promotion of oral hygiene and dental care for a patient with normal oral and dental health.
parenting promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as providing parenting information, support and coordination of comprehensive services to high-risk families.
resiliency promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting individuals, families, and communities in development, use, and strengthening of protective factors to be used in coping with environmental and societal stressors.
vehicle safety promotion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting individuals, families, and communities to increase awareness of measures to reduce unintentional injuries in motorized and non-motorized vehicles.
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indicating the potential for an oral health promotion app.
It's impossible to manage large numbers of learners for oral health promotion activities.'
(20) "Model for infant and child oral health promotion" proposed by Jawdekar (34) in 2013 and "Oral health policy phase 1 for Karnataka" (one of the southern states of India) by Panchmal (39) were among the initiatives towards national oral health policy and later was the only paper that could give practical recommendations.
* oral health inequalities can only be reduced in the long term by the use of effective and appropriate oral health promotion policy that addresses underlying causes of oral disease;
The purpose of this study was to understand perceptions and attitudes of non-oral health providers, caregivers, and parents of young children towards oral health promotion in Manitoba, Canada, and to seek ideas to inform future activities.
The need for government intervention, nongovernmental organizations, and public private partnership is required for oral health promotion of this high risk group.
South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust's Oral Health Promotion Lead Joanne Purvis said: "Early detection could save your life so it's really important not to ignore possible signs and have a regular check-up with a dentist to increase the chances of mouth cancer being detected."
They describe noninvasive therapy like modifying the biofilm and diet, adding fluoride, and oral health promotion, and microinvasive and minimally invasive caries treatment, including adhesion technology, sealing and infiltration, caries removal, and tooth-colored direct restorations, as well as decision-making in treating caries and pediatric issues.
Such a high level of those having limited compliance of oral hygiene practices would not have occurred if the basics of oral care would have been included in our educational system through oral health promotion and education.
The oral health promotion team at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the University Hospital of North Tees in Stockton and University Hospital of Hartlepool, is launching the campaign to coincide with Mouth Cancer Action Month.

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