1. something that limits; a limitation.
in the nursing interventions classification
, a nursing intervention
defined as the limitation of patient mobility to a specified area for purposes of safety or behavior management.
the limitation of oral fluid intake to a prescribed amount for each 24-hour period. This therapeutic measure is indicated in patients who have edema associated with kidney disease, such as nephrosis and glomerulonephritis, or Laënnec's cirrhosis, and also in certain patients with pulmonary edema.
Patient Care. Approaches to the problem of discomfort from thirst and dryness of the mouth include careful distribution of the fluid intake over the entire 24 hours in small, frequent drinks; giving oral medications at mealtime, when not contraindicated, so as to allow sips of liquid at other times; providing cold water for rinsing the mouth without swallowing between drinks; giving hard candy and chewing gum; and allowing patients to choose the fluids they prefer to drink. Frequent mouth care with a refreshing mouthwash also is helpful.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
1. The use or action of restriction endonucleases (that is, site-specific deoxyribonucleases).
2. The process by which foreign DNA that has been introduced into a prokaryotic cell becomes ineffective.
3. A limitation.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
restriction A limitation placed on a UK practitioner’s practice, often in the context of a General Medical Council (GMC) proceeding—e.g., Fitness to Practise Hearing—which, if ignored by the practitioner, would result in disciplinary action by the GMC.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
restriction Hospital practice The narrowing or limiting of a health care provider's unrestricted practice of medicine by a licensing or certifying authority, due to activities determined to be illegal or at least of questionable medical judgement. Cf Revocation Nutrition The limiting of ingestion of a substance. See Caloric restriction, Protein restriction Vox populi Any limiting of an activity. See Host-controlled restriction, Intrauterine growth restriction, MHC restriction.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. The process in which foreign DNA that has been introduced into a prokaryotic cell becomes ineffective.
2. A limitation avoidance of some, such as dietary items.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
An interference in normal eye movement. This is most often due to the development of abnormal tissue that acts to limit free movement of the eye. See Graves' disease
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
Patient discussion about restriction
Q. Is anyone restricted to have barley? what is the benefit of having barley and what is the best way to consume them? Is anyone restricted to have barley?
A. It grows in many parts of the world. As it is a whole grain it is good for health. It has soluble fiber and reduces blood cholesterol and glucose. It is low in fat content. No fixed way is there to eat barley as it’s used as soup thickener; it’s used in baked foods. Many breakfast foods include barley as baked breads. It is found to harm none.
Q. Is exercise recommended during pregnancy, if yes, are there any restrictions during pregnancy? I am in my 13 weeks of pregnancy. I always try to keep me fit and I do cycling every morning, swimming and yoga. These days I feel my body is changing and I am feeling more tiresome and nauseated. Is exercise recommended during pregnancy, if yes, are there any restrictions during pregnancy?
A. I exercised all through my pregnancies. I only gained a total of 10-12 pounds each time. I had easy deliveries because of the exercise. This has nothing to do with nausea. I had 9 months of nausea the first time around. Don't overdo the exercise, walking is the best exercise ever, and I climbed hills and stairs and walked several miles a day. My shortest delivery time was 5 minutes. I almost did not make it to the hospital. All my babies were healthy.
Q. What actions should i take in order to keep my self in a sharp and restricted fitness control?
A. I would try some body weight circuits 3 to 4 times a week. More discussions about restriction
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