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support

 [sŭ-port´]
1. a structure that bears the weight of something else.
2. a mechanism or arrangement that helps keep something else functioning.
3. the foundation upon which a denture rests.
caregiver support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the provision of the necessary information, advocacy, and support to facilitate primary patient care by someone other than a health care professional. See also caregiver.
decision-making support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as providing information and support for a patient who is making a decision regarding health care.
emotional support
1. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the provision of reassurance, acceptance, and encouragement in times of stress.
2. a nursing intervention in the nursing minimum data set; actions designed to meet the affective, psychological, and social needs of the patient or client.
family support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as promotion of family values, interests, and goals.
support hose an elastic garment for a limb that enhances venous circulation through creation of a pressure gradient by fabric pressure. See also compression therapy.
physician support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as collaborating with physicians to provide quality patient care.
sibling support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting a sibling to cope with a brother's or sister's illness, chronic condition, or disability.
spiritual support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting the patient to feel balance and connection with a greater power.
sustenance support in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as helping a needy individual/family to locate food, clothing, or shelter.
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Coro Health co-founder, David Schofman, said, 'We are thrilled to have Erica join us in our amazing journey to improve the lives of individuals through the power of music and spiritual support. Erica's professional experience as both a clinician and musician create a perfect fit to expand our customer base and services.
| Helen the manager at All Bar One and her fantastic staff (at Grand Central), also the West Midlands Area Manager of MacDonald Hotels, Derek McDonagh at the Burlington Hotel, where hot food, drinks and the warmth of great hospitality was received | Heartfelt thanks to our superb legal team KRW law LLP, who took time out of their very busy lives to come and illustrate their spiritual support. It is the families' belief that our legal team have set the benchmark for others to aspire to; as they not only have represented us pro bono for nearly four years but their moral compass could be considered equivalent to any paragon of virtue alongside that of Maurice Malone, Prof Gavin Schaffer, Maureen Slattery-Marsh and Richard Sinclair.
'On behalf of people of the Republic of Indonesia, we give spiritual support to survivors of Srebrenica,' emphasized Muzani.
Throughout the last 18 months, the drop-in service has had more than 1,000 attendances, with patients and their families benefiting from access to practical, emotional, psychological and spiritual support through the service, as well as information and signposting to local resources, other appropriate services and professionals.
Congratulating the group on its 25th founding anniversary celebrations, Consul General Morales encouraged FMFI leaders to continue administering to Filipino Christians, who may not have the kind of spiritual support they are used to back home.
The hospice provides specialist palliative care to patients with life-limiting disease and limited prognosis and offers physical, emotional, social and spiritual support to patients, their families and carers in Lanarkshire.
"Sean remains in a critical condition but he is a fighter and that, coupled with the medical and spiritual support he is receiving, gives us hope in our hearts.
Lozande is quoted as saying, 'Sister Pat has also publicly stated that she spoke in front of the striking workers to give them moral and spiritual support.'
The Juhnke-Balkin Life Balance Inventory (JBLI; Davis et al., 2014) is a 72-item self-report measure with 10 domains: positive orientation, global health, quality of relationships, substance use, spiritual support, sleep disturbance, stress/anxiety, sex/intimacy, career, and friendship.
Shefaa includes a very "professional" medical and relief staff that will also provide the refugees with spiritual support to help boost their spirits higher, clear their minds of negative thoughts caused by wars and forced displacement, and alleviate their suffering, said Al-Hajri.
Being knowledgeable of the challenges ahead, the Liberian President requested from His Holiness Pope Francis, 'spiritual support and guidance.'
The President also talked to Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) President Romulo Valles and Monsignor Paul Cuison who are offering spiritual support to the families of victims who are trapped inside the NCCC mall.