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Definition of the noun defusing

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noun

  1. the act of deactivating or making ineffective (as a bomb)
    • example: Tom thought he should try defusing the situation quickly.
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of defusing: deactivation
    • more generic words: conclusion / ending / termination = the act of ending something

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Google previewAehlert's EMT-basic Study Guide (1998)

by Barbara Aehlert

A defusing is a shorter, less structured version of a debriefing for rescuers held immediately after a critical event. 2. Overview a. A comprehensive CISM program includes the following: (1) Preincident stress education (2) On-scene peer ...

Google previewAddiction Counseling Review (2004)

Preparing for Comprehensive, Certification, and Licensing Examinations by Robert Holman Coombs

Unlike demobilization or Crisis Management Briefing, defusing is a much more interactive process between the crisis team and the group members. Brief stories are related by the group members and the leaders react to what is brought out.

Google previewEMT-Intermediate Review Manual for National Certification (2003)

by Stephen J. Rahm, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

A critical incident defusing is an informal process designed to provide immediate relief and support to all who were involved in the incident and is typically performed within 2 to 4 hours after the incident. A critical incident defusing should be ...

Google previewProfessional Paramedic, Volume I: Foundations of Paramedic Care (2012)

by Richard Beebe, Jeff Myers

A defusing is an immediate intervention intended to avert acute stress reactions among the responders. Usually initiated within eight hours, a critical-incident response team (CIRT) is called in to meet with the affected personnel, typically ...

Google previewPsychiatric Mental Health Nursing (2012)

by Patricia G. O'Brien, Winifred Z Kennedy, M.S.N., R.N., Karen A Ballard, M.A., R.N., Winifred Z. Kennedy, Karen A. Ballard

Defusing is an effective method of dealing with these stressors within the regular work shift. If there are other, more longstanding workplace issues or an acute overwhelming trauma, utilization of other postintervention treatment or ...

Google previewEnglish in Urgent Care Medicine – Angličtina v urgentní medicíně (2015)

Textbook – Učebnice by Irena Baumruková

Defusing is an informal gathering of the people involved in the event and twoperson teams trained in critical incident debrief management who are also peers. Defusing usually lasts less than one hour. Debriefing is more formal than defusing.

Google previewDisaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness (2012)

For Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Terrorism and Other Hazards, for Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Terrorism and Other Hazards, Third Edition by Tener Goodwin Veenema

Defusing is a crisis intervention procedure that is similar to debriefing, in which small group discussion takes place within a few hours (8—10 is ideal) of the event (Mitchell 81 Everly, 2000). It too is usually conducted in groups, and has three ...

Google previewManual of First Aid Professional English (2016)

by Irena Baumruková

Defusing is an informal gathering of the people involved in the event and twoperson teams trained in critical incident debrief management who are also peers. Defusing usually lasts less than one hour. Debriefing is more formal than defusing.

Google previewDisaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness for Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Terrorism and Other Hazards (2003)

by Tener Goodwin Veenema

Defusing is a crisis ...

Google previewCounselling (2001)

The Bacp Counselling Reader Volume Two by Stephen Palmer, Pat Milner

Defusing is an informal session with an individual or group conducted by a team or group leader soon after an incident. It usually lasts 30-40 minutes, and no longer than one hour at the most. A short introduction leads into an ...

Google previewWilderness First Responder (2010)

How to Recognize, Treat, and Prevent Emergencies in the Backcountry by Buck Tilton

A defusing is a time for examining how people are responding to the situation emotionally, physically, and cognitively. It is an acknowledgment that something unusual happened and that unusual responses may be occurring because of it.

Google previewDisaster Nursing (2007)

Second Edition by Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, CPNP, FAAN

Defusing is a crisis intervention procedure that is similar to debriefing, in which small group discussion takes place within a few hours (8–10 is ideal) of the event (Mitchell & Everly, 2000). It too is usually conducted in groups, and has ...

Google previewDisaster Medicine (2006)

by Gregory R. Ciottone

Defusing is a small-group discussion held within 12 hours of the critical incident in which group members are encouraged to discuss events that have just occurred.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Behavior Modification and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (2005)

by Michel Hersen

DEFUSING. PROBLEM. BEHAVIOR. Teachers, even with a reasonably sound behavior management system and solid instructional practices, will sometimes encounter challenging behavior. These behaviors include noncompliance, attention ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Trauma (2012)

by Charles R. Figley

These can include, among other assistance, defusing, critical incident stress debriefings, family outreach, management support, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Crisis Management (2013)

by K. Bradley Penuel, Matt Statler, Ryan Hagen

The debriefing is the second—level contact with persons directly involved in a crisis event, the first being “defusing.” Defusing is often confused with debriefing, but it occurs immediately following a crisis event, at the scene, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics (2014)

by Bruce A. Arrigo

Defusing. Defusing is structured small group discussion,in three stages, provided within hours of a crisis for purposesof assessing,and triaging acute ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ethics (2013)

by Lawrence C. Becker, Charlotte B. Becker

The Defusing Strategy One simple way of objecting to this account is to insist that morality remain dominant, but that what the “dirty hands” story shows is that some version of morality is defective or inapplicable to the context under ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychotherapy (2015)

by Edward S. Neukrug

Critical incident stress debriefing: An operations manual for CISD, defusing and other group crisis intervention services (3rd ed.). Ellicott City, MD: Chevron. MüllerLeonhardt, A., Mitchell, S. G., Vogt, J., & Schürmann, T. (2014). Critical incident ...

Google previewAmerica's First Ladies: A Historical Encyclopedia and Primary Document Collection of the Remarkable Women of the White House (2015)

A Historical Encyclopedia and Primary Document Collection of the Remarkable Women of the White House by Nancy Hendricks

Martha Patterson also took immediate steps toward defusing criticism by Washington ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

snoozy woozy UZ-IN cousin dozen Long U-ZING abusing accusing amusing bemusing boozing bruising choosing confusing cruising defusing defuzing diffusing disabusing enthusing excusing fuzing infusing losing misusing musing oozing ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives (2016)

by Paul Joseph

It was thought that immediate interventions for everyone exposed to trauma, although controlled and simple (defusing or debriefing are examples of them), could prevent the emergence of chronic disorders. This hope has not been confirmed, ...

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Scrabble value of D2E1F4U1S1I1N1G2

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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