deconditioning


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deconditioning

 [de-kon-dish´un-ing]
the loss of muscle tone and endurance due to chronic disease, immobility, or loss of function.

deconditioning

(dē″kŏn-dĭsh′ŭ-nĭng)
A loss of physical fitness due to failure to maintain an optimal level of physical activity or training. Inactivity for any reason may lead to deconditioning. For example, individuals placed on prolonged bedrest may experience overall deconditioning of the skeletal, muscular, circulatory, and respiratory systems.
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Respiratory muscle function has been shown to contribute to dyspnea, exercise limitation, deconditioning and reduced HRQoL.
Along with exercise deconditioning, people with COPD are also more vulnerable to changes in oxygenation as a result of changes in body position.
This results in reduced physical capacity and endurance for performing activities due to greater dyspnea and fatigue with activity, producing further deconditioning, and subsequently reduced muscle strength.
Frequently, treatment for pneumonia may require hospitalizations that place a patient at increased risk for further complications such as skin impairments, deconditioning and delirium.
Mobilization and weaning from oxygenation were slow because of marked deconditioning and malnutrition.
As of August 31 she had suffered a massive pulmonary embolism, acute renal failure, anasarca, a surgical wound infection, and physical deconditioning.
All subjects have serious diseases and undergo a deconditioning process that begins before their surgery and continues after.
Previous research has demonstrated that the increased time spent in the ICU leads to an increased prevalence of infections (5) and development of deconditioning related comorbidities.
Effects of physical deconditioning after intense endurance training on left ventricular dimensions and stroke volume, J Am Coll Cardiol.
Because release back into the wild was being considered, concerns about deconditioning and its impact on survival prompted the attending clinicians to develop a device that made controlled reconditioning flights possible.
6,7) Obese individuals often have exercise intolerance which is attributed to deconditioning.