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aid

(Help), noun abetment, accommodation, advance, advocacy, aidance, assistance, auspices, backing, benefit, coadjuvancy, cooperation, countenance, endorsement, facilitation, furtherance, guidance, help, maintenance, ministration, ministry, patronage, reinforcement, relief, rescue, service, sponsorship, subscription, subsidy, subsistence, succor, support, sustenance, tutelage, willing help
Associated concepts: aid and abet, aid and comfort

aid

(Subsistence), noun benefaction, benefit, charity, compensation, endowment, humanitarianism, ministration, ministry, patronage, relief, subsidy, support, sustainment, sustenance

aid

verb abet, advance, assist, augment, avail, be auxiliary to, be of service, benefit, collaborate, cooperate with, facilitate, further, give aid, give support, help, minnster to, nurture, oblige, promote, provision, reinforce, r ender help, r escue, second, serve, service, strengthen, subserve, succor, supplement, support, uphold
Associated concepts: aid and abet, aid and comfort
See also: abet, accommodate, accomplice, advantage, advocacy, assist, assistance, associate, avail, bear, behalf, benefactor, benefit, bolster, capitalize, charity, coactor, coadjutant, coconspirator, conduce, confederate, conspire, conspirer, contribute, contribution, copartner, countenance, enable, endow, endowment, espouse, expedite, facilitate, factor, favor, finance, foment, foster, harbor, help, ingredient, instrument, inure, largess, lend, loan, maintain, maintenance, nurture, participant, participate, partner, patronage, promotion, protection, redress, reinforcement, relieve, remedy, rescue, samaritan, sanction, serve, service, shelter, side, subsidize, support, sustain, tool, uphold

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in English law, aiding and abetting is the helping in some way of the principal offender. It is in itself a crime but depends upon some earlier communication between the parties. See, for Scotland, ART AND PART.
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The investigators then performed a cluster-randomized trial to assess the usefulness of the decision aid in real-world practice, said Annie LeBlanc, Ph.
Main research interests include mathematical programming, multicriteria decision aid.
Speaking about the themes of the conference, Dr Al Shammari said the event would shed light on several pivotal points, including multi-attribute portfolio selection, multiple objective programming in finance, stochastic programming in finance option pricing, portfolio analysis, financial economics, bank management, auditing, accounting, insurance, pension, financial planning and financial engineering, asset and liability management, multi-criteria decision aid in finance and all other topics in relation to financial decision sciences.
These last two are in the spirit of lateral thinking, and the decision aid should induce the decision maker to take this multipath approach.
Five Patient Decision Aids have been established online by the national Shared Decision Making Programme 'supporting patients to have more say in their healthcare.
The live system currently hosts five patient decision aids (PDAs),
The questionnaires were used to collect demographic data, as well as perceived ease of use (EOU) with respect to the decision aid and intent to use the aid (INTENT).
2) The first study evaluated the efficacy of a Diabetes Medication Choice decision aid tool in the care of people with Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
For those families considering medication to address their child's ADHD symptoms, the ATN offers the Medication Decision Aid Tool Kit to help families create an appropriate treatment plan in collaboration with their child's doctor or medical practitioner.
The information content and format for the decision aid will be developed through an iterative process and it includes at first a systematic overview of factors influencing the choice of RRT for the patient with CKD stages 4 and 5 not on dialysis, a needs assessment using key informants to elicit patients' and professionals' perceptions of the decisional needs when choosing RRT, and an evidence review to summarize the key benefits, harms, and side effects of each option to be presented in the PtDA.
By using nonverbal prompts to convey facts, values and advice, the decision aid is insensitive to the needs and requirements of the individual patient.
It turns out--as shown in a series of studies that my colleagues and I have conducted--that whether the decision aid improves your decision depends on how it is put together.