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plan

 [plan]
a detailed method worked out in advance for the attainment of a goal; see also planning.
Baylor plan a method of staffing nursing units developed at Baylor University Medical Center; nurses work only 12-hour shifts on the weekend and are paid for a standard work week.
care plan a document that identifies nursing orders for a patient and serves as a guide to nursing care. It can either be written for an individual patient, be retrieved from a computer and individualized, or be preprinted for a specific disease, condition, or nursing diagnosis and individualized to the specific patient. Standardized care plans are available for a number of patient conditions.
plan (omaha) in the omaha system, an analytical process of activity designed to establish a course of client care; this includes establishing priorities and selecting a course of action from identified alternatives.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

plan

Vox populi An organized manner of doing a thing. See Bare-bones health plan, Basic plan, Budget plan, Cafeteria benefits plan, Canadian plan, Certified health plan, Clinton Plan, Competitive medical plan, Discounted fee-for-service plan, Faculty practice plan, Financial management plan, Health plan, Indeminity plan, Individual family services plan, Keogh plan, Minneapolis plan, Nonpoint source management plan, Oregon health plan, Other plan, Pepper Commission plan, Phoenix plan, Point-of-service plan, Section 125 plan, Self-funded plan, Service plan, Statewide plan, Statutory Health Insurance plan, Strategic plan.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

plan

(plan)
1. A program or method for the achievement of an objective.
2. A picture or diagram showing a structure or arrangement of parts.
3. A part of a SOAP note medical record.
[Fr. plant, ground plan, fr. L. planta, sole of the foot]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

plan

(plan)
1. A program or method for the achievement of an objective.
2. A picture or diagram showing a structure or arrangement of parts.
[Fr. plant, ground plan, fr. L. planta, sole of the foot]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about plan

Q. Is it essential to make an exercise plan? I am trying for an exercise plan ……Is it essential to make an exercise plan?

A. by just doing any exercises any time, your body will gain some benefits. but planning it in regular schedule will absolutely help you to be healthier and more fit.
there will be a lot of benefits that you can have if you do the exercise plan (these 2 weeks to reduce some weight, then another 2 weeks to maintain it, then the rest you can start building some muscles, etc.)

good luck, and stay healthy always..

Q. Can somebody post a training plan? This is Moses, 22 yrs old male. I can run 1 to 3 km but my goal is to reach 15 km. I like to improve my fitness. How frequent do I need to practice to improve my fitness? Can somebody post a training plan?

A. Hi Moses, now I can run 12 km and I achieved this target by doing daily practice. So I suggest you to practice daily if you want to improve your fitness and to reach your goal. Slowly and slowly you will reach your target. You cannot reach the target in just one attempt. Please ensure that you practice daily and follow a proper schedule. In addition to that you need to have strict diet control and also have more water. I hope you would be able to reach you goal fast. Good Luck!!!

Q. My son is with ADHD and I am planning to give him something healthy. My son is with ADHD and I am planning to give him something healthy so as to have a control with the symptoms and to ensure calmness in him...

A. I think you can try on fish oil, many does the same. They are good in omega-3 which works good and they too have DHA. I gave to my sister she was better in a month. You must do some changes in his diet as well by reducing on fast foods, fizzy drinks, caffeine, processed foods and increase on fresh fruit, vegetables.

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Goldstein also wants to ensure that the historic strengths of the institute in public health and prevention are not diminished by the new directions outlined in the plan. "The NIEHS in the past has made its major impact on human health through its translation to public policy, not through its translation to the bedside," he says.
The organization responded to the crisis very well, especially considering its crisis communication plan was skeletal and untested.
Schmidt originally planned to compare the student teachers' written lesson plans with their teaching behaviors observed in private and group string lessons and their post-observation discussions.
What is missing here is the grand opportunity to pursue true planning through the development and implementation of a tactical plan. If the financial plan is the destination, the tactical plan is the road map.
For employer contributions to existing plans, the Act provides higher caps that are further increased for employers that maintain both a DC and DB plan.
Effective for plan years beginning in 2008, the PPA permits employers to "automatically" enroll employees into their 401(k) plans without first obtaining a written election to contribute from the employees.
Under section 409A, a nonqualified deferred compensation plan is broadly defined as any plan that provides for the deferral of compensation, except for (1) qualified employer plans (such as section 401(k) plans, pension plans and tax-deferred annuities), and (2) bona fide vacation leave, sick leave, compensatory time, disability pay, or death benefit plans.
Chapters five, "Disaster Response: When Everything Goes Wrong," and six, "Disaster Response Planning for Hardware and Physical Storage Media" relate to the process of assessing the initial damage caused by a disaster and then activating the response plan in a measured, efficient way to meet the needs of the organization.
Unlike the physician's former PC plan where any plan contributions for the doctor reduced what was available for cash compensation to the physician group, retirement benefits often are not directly considered in setting the doctor's cash compensation.
"We do not discuss the particulars of our plan so as not to allow those who would harm us an additional way to create disorder," Cortez Trotter, executive director of the Office of Emergency Communications, or 911 Center, said in a written statement.