convalescence


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convalescence

 [kon″vah-les´ens]
the stage of recovery from an illness, operation, or injury.

con·va·les·cence

(kon'vă-les'ens),
A period between the end of a disease and the patient's restoration to complete health.
[L. convalesco, to grow strong, fr. valeo, to be strong]

convalescence

/con·va·les·cence/ (kon″vah-les´ins) the stage of recovery from an illness, operation, or injury.

convalescence

(kŏn′və-lĕs′əns)
n.
1. Gradual return to health and strength after illness.
2. The period needed for returning to health after illness.

con′va·les′cent adj. & n.

convalescence

[kon′vəles′əns]
Etymology: L, convalescere, to grow strong
the period of recovery after an illness, injury, or surgery.

con·va·les·cence

(kon'vă-les'ĕns)
A period between the end of a disease and the patient's restoration to complete health.
[L. convalesco, to grow strong, fr. valeo, to be strong]

convalescence

1. The period of recovery following an illness, injury or surgical operation.
2. The process of such recovery.

convalescence

the stage of recovery from an illness, operation or injury.
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A MONTH ago, we at Medicash (formerly the Penny in the Pound) appealed for memories of the John Braddock and Mary Bamber convalescence centres in Colwyn Bay.
Grampian Police constable Andrew Baynes has taken up an administrative role in Aberdeen following trauma counselling at a Scottish police convalescence home.
Last month, furious Dewar broke into his convalescence to warn ministers that if they kept briefing the Press against colleagues, he would sack them.
But Marty and Shiloh don't just save Judd's life; they use his convalescence period to show the aging loner a kindness that he never got from his own family.
The expense and loss of human productivity during convalescence will fall sharply with the new procedure.
It is expected that Gascoigne will be ordered to rest at home after he is discharged, but he has not yet been told how long his period of convalescence should be.
A MONTH ago, we at Medicash (formerly the Penny in the Pound) appealed through the ECHO for memories of the John Braddock and Mary Bamber convalescence centres in Colwyn Bay.
However, seeing the results in the face of a patient who realized that undergoing a total hip replacement does not require a prolonged convalescence in a hospital and a rehabilitation center is the true reward.
Hard-working people who get hurt can lose the entire financial well-being of their families during a period of convalescence from a work injury.
The event will also be raising awareness of RBL schemes to which they may be entitled, including convalescence holiday, pilgrimages to war graves, small business loan schemes, property repair loans and residential homes.
We are always on the look out for any memories about the Fund, and this new find ties in with our recent investigations into the history of our north Wales convalescence centres.
One City dealer said: "The market has come out of convalescence after nursing its bruises.