routine intervention

routine intervention

An intervention to monitor or maintain a clinical status quo—e.g., daily lab tests, regular radiographic exams, routine determination of vital signs and weight, pulmonary hygiene, frequent turning of the patient to prevent pressure sores, and management thereof if they develop.

routine intervention

Medtalk An intervention to monitor or maintain a clinical status quo–eg, daily lab tests, regular radiographic exams, routine determination of vital signs and weight, pulmonary hygiene, frequent turning, care of pressure sores
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HSE said it had served the safety notice to BP "as a result of concerns uncovered during our routine intervention work".
With the new 2-dose regimen, it should be easier to convey that the HPV vaccine is another necessary, routine intervention for children's health.
Ali Ecerkezoy-lu pointed out that almost in every demonstration people are exposed to tear gas, which is unfortunately seen as a routine intervention by the police.
Father Federico Lombardi said the batteries on the appliance were replaced three months ago in a minor, routine intervention but that had played no part in persuading the pontiff to take the shock decision to step down.
The average decrease in LDL cholesterol was 3% with the control diet, compared with 13% with the routine intervention diet and 14% with the intense intervention diet, the investigators said (JAMA 2011;306:831-9).
Sixty participants with medial compartment knee joint osteoarthritis were randomly assigned to either the kneeling intervention group or the routine intervention (control) group.
The district offers preschools emphasizing English and oral language skills, separate schools for 9th graders, routine intervention for needy students, teacher training, student support, and challenging curriculum.
this is to ensure all the necessary measures for the proper functioning of equipment and maintenance in good state of conservation and cleanliness of these mechanisms namely: preventive and curative maintenance services, on-site repairs including possible return in workshop, implementation of an emergency response service, management of a maintenance stock allowing routine interventions, creation, removal of equipment modifications.
And yet studies have shown that a substantial proportion of healthy pregnant woman on the island are often subjected to needless and potentially harmful routine interventions. We should of course," she adds, "be grateful for those C-sections which are life-saving.
Students seem to interpret the meaning many different ways--no medication except for a cesarean birth, a home birth, a vaginal birth as opposed to a cesarean birth, or a labor free of routine interventions. How then do I get them to build a trust in their body's own innate ability to follow the natural progression of pregnancy, labor and birth?
Midwives do not generally use routine interventions; these are defined as interventions which are done on everyone regardless of their individual needs.
They are: labor begins on its own, freedom of movement throughout labor, continuous labor support, no routine interventions, spontaneous pushing in upright or gravity-neutral positions and no separation of mother and baby after birth.

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