Classification[ edit ] Infant mortality rate IMR is the number of deaths per 1, live births of children under one year of age. The rate for a given region is the number of children dying under one year of age, divided by the number of live births during the year, multiplied by 1, Perinatal mortality is late fetal death 22 weeks gestation to birthor death of a newborn up to one week postpartum. Neonatal death is often attributed to inadequate access to basic medical care, during pregnancy and after delivery.
A form of hemoglobin used to test blood sugars over a period of time. ABCs of Behavior An easy method for remembering the order of behavioral components: Abscess A collection of pus around an infection.
Absorb, absorption When liquids soak into a tissue they are absorbed. Some medications are delivered into the body by allowing them to soak into the skin or other body tissues. Abstain To refrain from doing something or to not participate.
Abuse The intentional infliction of injury, unreasonable confinement, intimidation,or punishment aimed at another, with resulting physical harm, pain, or mental anguish.
This term is one that is commonly defined very specifically by state laws or regulations. You must be familiar with your state definitions. States that have specifically provided links to definitions or information regarding this term through special CDS customizations content include: Access Being able to get something.
Getting services easily enough so the person is encouraged to do so rather than give up and go away. Accessible When facilities have been adapted so that persons with physical or mental handicaps may be able to use them.
Accommodation This is usually a change that helps a student work around his or her disability. It includes tools and techniques that help students keep up with a standard workload that is the same as their peers. An example might be a child that cannot hear.
He or she may be provided with a sign language interpreter during class. Accuracy Something that is free from error. Acquiescence To agree with others without protest. ACT services are available to a person with serious mental health conditions as needed and on a regular basis in the community.
Members of an ACT team are multidisciplinary and provide service ranging from medication management to rehabilitation support. ACT is a promising model that improves outcomes for people. Action A movement or series of movements which convey meaning; may be intentional or unintentional, e.
Action Plan One of many terms being used for creating a plan for people receiving services that is based on their abilities, strengths and personal desires or goals. These plans are created by support teams or circles of support the people who know the person best and who the person would like to have participate in planningand professionals who are only invited at the request of the rest of the support team.
Action Plan Specific planned things or actions you know to do during an emergency. Active ingredients The ingredients in a medication with known medicinal effects.
Active Listening A technique used to become fully involved in the communication process in which the listener works to understand the message, feeling and meaning of the other person communicating. It involves sensing, understanding, evaluating and responding. An active listener has an open mind and hears out the speaker, making a point of trying to understand the position of the speaker.
Active listening includes verbal saying things like mm-hmm," and okay" and nonverbal cues such as nodding, appropriate eye contact, and attentive posture. Acupuncturists A person who uses acupuncture to heal or improve health.
Acute health conditions are those that need immediate attention, are temporary, and from which individuals usually recover, such as colds and flu, or can begin as needing immediate attention and may lead to long-term care, such as a heart attack or a stroke. Acute-on Chronic health conditions are those where a sudden presentation of a problem e.Mental disorder, any illness with significant psychological or behavioral manifestations that is associated with either a painful or distressing symptom or an impairment in .
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