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prevention

 [pre-ven´shun]
the keeping of something (such as an illness or injury) from happening.
fall prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as instituting special precautions with the patient at risk for injury from falling.
pressure ulcer prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the prevention of pressure ulcers for a patient at high risk for developing them.
primary prevention the first level of health care, designed to prevent the occurrence of disease and promote health.
religious addiction prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as prevention of a self-imposed controlling religious lifestyle. See also addiction.
secondary prevention the second level of health care, based on the earliest possible identification of disease so that it can be more readily treated or managed and adverse sequelae can be prevented.
shock prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as detecting and treating a patient at risk for impending shock.
sports-injury prevention: youth in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as reducing the risk of sport-related injury in young athletes.
substance use prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the prevention of an alcoholic or drug use lifestyle. See also substance abuse.
suicide prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as reducing risk of self-inflicted harm with intent to end life. See also suicide.
tertiary prevention the third phase or level of health care, concerned with promotion of independent function and prevention of further disease-related deterioration.

suicide prevention

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as reducing the risk for self-inflicted harm with intent to end life. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.

Patient discussion about suicide prevention

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He will also urge Member States to train health-care providers in suicide prevention and to invest in mental health services and programmes to address existing gaps.
26) In 2001, in the wake of this report, a Suicide Prevention Advisory Group was appointed to review research and make recommendations for a National Aboriginal Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy (NAYSPS).
Bumgarner and Haygood call for the use of a "risk reduction pathway" involving a "bundle" of suicide prevention practices provided to every patient, which at discharge would include: (13)
Provide presentations for parents that include suicide prevention information.
Sailors, from E-1 to O-10, are key players in the suicide prevention process, something that begins with the chain of command, with coworkers and with friends of the Sailor experiencing negative thoughts.
The project will place three health promotion coordinators in Cumberland House, Ile-a-la-Crosse and Buffalo Narrows to work with northern regional health authorities and the Northern Health Strategy working group to adapt provincial health youth suicide prevention services.
The Army takes suicide prevention seriously and will do everything possible to minimize potential risks, not only during this current emphasis, but on a daily basis in the way we conduct business.
The Honouring Life Network is targeted at both Aboriginal youth and suicide prevention workers in First Nations, Inuit and Metis communities.
Health Canada said the strategy is expected to increase protective factors and reduce risk factors through community-based initiatives, strengthened crisis response, mental health promotion, public education and by increasing what is known about suicide prevention.
The review ordered in April has resulted in a pilot training program that includes suicide prevention and intervention in the Bay Area, which the agency wants to take statewide this year.
There are many efforts within the command to raise awareness when it comes to safety and suicide prevention.
SATURDAY is World Suicide Prevention day, a day when we may all perhaps reflect on the sadness and desperation felt by people who see no other way than to take their own lives, and for the loved ones they leave behind.