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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.

pro·mo·tion

(prō-mō'shŭn),
Stimulation of tumor induction, following initiation, by a promoting agent that may of itself be noncarcinogenic.

promotion

Drug industry The act of furthering the sale of a product by advertising or through publicity. See Advertising, Detailing, Drug promotion Oncology Tumor promotion, see there Vox populi
1. The assignment of an employee to a higher job position or pay grade, which often entails ↑ responsibility and indicates ↑ employer confidence in the employee.
2. The encouragement of an activity. See Health promotion.

pro·mo·tion

(prŏ-mōshŭn)
Stimulation of tumor induction, following initiation, by a promoting agent which may of itself be noncarcinogenic.

pro·mo·tion

(prŏ-mōshŭn)
Stimulation of tumor induction, following initiation, by a promoting agent which may be noncarcinogenic.

Patient discussion about promotion

Q. I am interested in social service. So what can I do to promote a healthy pregnancy?

A. Hi friend, once you're pregnant, a regular checkup is the key. Your health professional might want to monitor your baby's growth and watch for problems that can only be detected by checking your blood pressure, urine, and blood regularly. Anything you do that harms your body harms your fetus. Take special care: To avoid: tobacco smoking, alcohol, drugs, chemicals, radiation (as from X-rays), and sources of infection. Keep your body temperature from getting too high [over 100.4° (38°)] by treating any fevers with acetaminophen (such as Tylenol) and avoiding exercise or activity that overheats you. Also avoid high-temperature hot tubs and saunas. Take extra-good care of yourself while you're pregnant. Everything healthy you do for your body benefits your growing fetus. Rest when you need it, eat well, and exercise regularly.

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Promote Builders is owned and operated by TC Software LLC of Chicago, IL.
An international association that was formed to provide a forum for the exchange of information and technology and to seek and promote the efficient reuse of precious metals.
Promote research and improvements in clinical care for participants in road races and mass participation running events.
A major weakness the Middle East shares with other regions of the world is a lack of expertise and skills needed to promote greater trade.
Another thing business leaders can do to promote development is prepare for opportunities to promote growth within our industries, or even the economy at large.
Conference of Mayors strongly encourages federal and state governments to work in cooperation with local mayors to promote local community action in sustaining urban forests and creating a network of arborists to oversee programs and projects aimed at not only marketing but creating actual models for other areas throughout the country to adopt, thereby preventing urban forest farm decline and ensuring future sustainability; and
One of the main objectives of the Investment Law, in effect since 1999, is to promote economic and social development in the country through additional production, and to increase domestic and foreign investment to create jobs and sustain economic growth.
It is incumbent upon those who promote healthy body image in the school environment to consider their own attitudes and behaviors about body image.
If policymakers, activists, investors, and executives really want to address corporate responsibility, corporate governance reforms must be coupled with policies to promote global corporate social responsibility.
They show that the term `workfare' has various meanings and that it has been used, on the one hand, to refer to any labor market policy designed to promote employment and, on the other to very specific public works programs for those who receive social assistance.
But unless they also hear from those who promote traditional gay causes, something's out of whack.
At the ACA National Conference in Albuquerque, ACA recognized several individuals and programs for their contributions to the camp movement, their efforts to promote the camp experience, their service to others, and their dedication to excellence.