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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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At Smith & Nephew we support healthcare professionals in their daily efforts to improve the lives of their patients and we are proud to support NPUAP's World Wide Pressure Ulcer Prevention Day," said Glenn Warner, President, Smith & Nephew Advanced Wound Management.
The current standard of care in pressure ulcer prevention is based on visual assessment, which focuses on areas where pressure ulcers most commonly develop: sacra and heels, for example.
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 NSW State Coroner, Magistrate Mary Jerram, has asked the NSWNA to promote awareness among its members to educate staff, patients and primary carers of the best practice in pressure ulcer prevention.
I have worked with pressure ulcer prevention protocols and programs since the late 1980's.
One of the key topic of discussion during the workshop will be "The Role of Nutrition in Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment" by Dr.
Scott wrote the Perioperative Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program (PPUPP): An Innovative Effort to Prevent Pressure Ulcers in Surgical Patients which showcases the Memphis VA's nursing research and aggressive approach to improving patient safety and outcomes
A cocreator of F-Tag #314, Lyder thinks nursing home staff have to be honest with themselves about the nature of pressure ulcer prevention.