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noun bar, barrier, constraint, constriction, control, damper, determent, deterrence, deterrent, fetter, hindrance, impediment, inhibition, obstacle, obstruction, obtrusion, obviation, predisposition, presumption, prohibition, restraint, restriction, retardation, stoppage, thwarting
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PREVENTION, civil and French law. The right of a judge to take cognizance of an action over which he has concurrent jurisdiction with another judge.
     2. In Pennsylvania it has been ruled that a justice of the peace cannot take cognizance of a cause which has been previously decided by another justice. 2 Dall. 77; Id. 114.

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He noted that the pressure ulcer prevention project was first piloted at Al Wakra Hospital in three units and it is being extended gradually to other sections of the hospital.
Lifestyle changes and pressure ulcer prevention in adults with spinal cord injury in the pressure ulcer prevention study lifestyle intervention.
The prevention of pressure ulcers through the use of evidence-based pressure ulcer prevention programs is less costly than treating a pressure ulcer," Montague says.
Pressure ulcer prevention and treatment following spinal cord injury: Clinical practice guidelines for healthcare professionals.
Among the process measures, pressure ulcer prevention and restorative walking were lower in nursing homes with high proportions of blacks than in homes with medium or no black residents.
Healthcare providers are unaware of the tissue-relieving effectiveness of their repositioning technique, which may partially explain why pressure ulcer prevention methods are not always successful.
Pressure ulcer prevention in long-term-care facilities: A pilot study implementing standardized nurse aide documentation and feedback reports Adv Skin Wound Care.
The aim of this study was (a) to determine the cost for prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers from a hospital perspective, and (b) to establish the least resource-intensive pressure ulcer prevention strategy.
I have worked with pressure ulcer prevention protocols and programs since the late 1980's.
To improve the quality of South Korean health care, a national hospital evaluation program has been initiated under governmental guidance and pressure ulcer prevention care was designated as one of the standards of quality care.