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plan

noun agenda, alternative, ambition, cabal, campaign, complot, conspiracy, course of accion, curriculum, design, draft, expedient, forethought, hope, intendment, intent, intention, itinerary, plot, preparation, program, projection, proposal, prooosed action, proposition, prospectus, readiness, resolve, schedule, scheme, strategy, suggestion, syllabus, tactic, undertaking
Associated concepts: ecological plan, feasibility plan, plan for reorganization, planning board

plan

verb aim, arrange, block out, cabal, calculate, collude, complot, concoct, connive, conspire, contrive, design, determine upon, devise, engineer, establish guidelines for, expect, figure, frame, harbor a design, have a policy, intend, intrigue, lay out, lay the foundation, look ahead, machinate, make arrangements, make preparations, make ready, map out, mark out a course, organize, outline, plot, prearrange, preconcert, precontrive, predesign, premeditate, prepare, project, propose, prooide for, purpose, resolve, schedule, scheme, set up, shape a course, take measures, think ahead, work out
See also: agenda, arrangement, attempt, blueprint, building, calculate, campaign, channel, composition, conceive, conspiracy, conspire, contemplation, content, contour, contrivance, contrive, course, decide, delineation, design, device, devise, direction, enterprise, expedient, forethought, form, formulate, frame, goal, idea, intend, intent, intention, invent, maneuver, method, model, motif, motive, order, organization, originate, outline, outlook, pattern, platform, ploy, policy, prearrange, predetermine, preparation, procedure, process, program, project, proposal, propose, proposition, prospect, prospectus, provide, purpose, purview, report, resolution, resolve, schedule, scheme, set down, stratagem, strategy, structure, subterfuge, suggestion, system, target, undertaking, way

PLAN. The delineation or design of a city, a house or houses, a garden, a vessel, &c. traced on paper or other substance, representing the position, and the relative proportions of the different parts.
     2. When houses are built by one person agreeably to a plan, and one of them is Sold to a person, with windows and doors in it, the owner of the others cannot shut up those windows, nor has his grantee any greater right. 1 Price, R. 27; 2 Ry. & Mo. 24; 1 Lev. 122; 2 Saund. 114, n. 4 1 M. & M. 396; 9 Bing 305; 1 Leigh's N. P. 559. See 12 Mass: 159; Hamm. N. P. 202; 2 Hill. Ab. c. 12, n. 6 to 12; Com. Dig. Action on the case for a nuisance, A. See Ancients Lights; Windows.

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KEY WORDS Asthma, self-management, peak flow meter, written action plan.
9) These participants were surveyed after receiving verbal instruction only, a written action plan only, or both.
He noted that he makes extensive use of parental educational handouts and written action plans in addition to face-to-face discussion of safety concerns at the time he prescribes topical steroids.
A recent paper reinforces our own research that in many cases treatment is not in line with evidence based guidelines and very few patients are provided with the recommended written action plans.
This broad definition means people from the owners of the property to landlords, tenants and those occupying under a licence may find they need to ensure that a risk assessment has been carried out and written action plans are prepared in order to comply with the new Regulations.
Again, the process of arriving at written action plans can be straightforward but maddeningly time consuming.
Called SFA (survey, feedback, action), it involves a survey of employees, analysis of employee work groups and discussion between workers and management to develop written action plans.
The NAEPP guidelines promote the use of written action plans.
And even among specialties that were very familiar with NAEPP, knowledge did not always translate into action: Allergists said they provided written action plans to fewer than 20% of their patients, even though NAEPP recommends written action plans for all patients.
3,5) AAD and JTF recommendations also encourage clinicians to provide written action plans that detail how to respond quickly to acute disease flares and strategies to improve environmental control (see link to supplementary VIDEO 8).
Written action plans have been extensively developed and tested in the setting of pediatric asthma and have been shown to help increase adherence with therapy and improve asthma control.