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re·cov·er·y

(rē-kŏv'ĕr-ē),
1. A getting back or regaining; recuperation.
2. Emergence from general anesthesia.
3. In nuclear magnetic resonance, refers to relaxation.
[M.E., fr. O.Fr. recoverer, fr. L. recupero, to recover, get back, fr. re-, again, + capio, to take]

recovery

(rĭ-kŭv′ə-rē)
n. pl. recover·ies
1. The act, process, duration, or an instance of recovering.
2. A return to a normal or healthy condition.
3. The act of obtaining usable substances from unusable sources.

Recovery, Inc.

[rikuv′əry]
a self-help group that provides support for persons with mental illness.

recovery

1. Restoration of health and strength after an illness.
2. The state a Pt is in after a therapeutic intervention; he/she is 'in recovery'. See Health recovery.

recovery,

n 1. the return to a healthy state.
2. the self-regulation and life force of a patient being returned to a normal balanced status. The patient is considered healthy again. See also cure, entelechy, and healing.

re·cov·er·y

(rē-kŏv'ĕr-ē)
1. Recuperation.
2. Emergence from general anesthesia.

recovery,

n in a lawsuit, the obtaining or restoration of a right to something by a verdict, decree, or judgment of court.

recovery

return to normal after illness or period of devitalization, e.g. anesthesia, surgery.

recovery period
period after surgery when the patient needs to be closely monitored to ensure that its return to normal is uneventful.
recovery room
a special room with special monitoring and resuscitation equipment used for monitoring the patient recovering from surgery.
surgical recovery
the process of healing of a surgical wound and restoration to normal of body functions and systems, e.g. fluid and acid-base balance, that have been disturbed by the original disease or by the surgical procedure.

Patient discussion about recovery

Q. I have a friend who recently went in to an ahcoholic center for recovery. What do these people do daily?

A. here is a schedule of a rehab center i know...it might give you an idea:
http://www.newbeg.com/index2.htm

Q. I had sugery on a fractured heel what is the recovery process? Wanting to meet people who are going thru this now or have already recovered from this injury. What should I expect?

A. Hey doyen_98, I was wondering how the recovery was coming along. How long ago have you had the surgery?

Q. what tests do i need to do in order to discover cancer on advance to increase the recovery chance?

A. it's complicated. if there are no signs for it- there is a slim chance you'll get any diagnose. there are do many types of cells in the body.

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Taken the morning after and featuring a patent-pending blend of antioxidants, vitamins and herbs, Hangover Joe's Recovery Shot has become the favorite choice of consumers needing fast and effective relief from alcohol consumption.
Hangover Joe's instant branding with "The Hangover" movie and a high consumer demand for a healthy hangover remedy has quickly prompted the publically traded company to become the proven leader in the recovery shot niche market.
Even when the American superstar is still occasionally wayward off the tee, his recovery shots and putting take the breath away.
Players will be coming in with short irons so can be aggressive, but recovery shots from around the green are tough.
The scrambling senior fashioned an area-best 71 for his sixth consecutive subpar round with the same kind of brilliant recovery shots that helped him place fourth in the Southern Section final at 69.
A birdie on the 17th pulled back some ground before a series of great recovery shots - including on the 2nd after he hit J another tree from the tee - saw him grind out four straight pars.
As a dashing 19-year-old in 1976, he tied Jack Nicklaus for second in the British Open at Royal Birkdale, captivating fans with his magical recovery shots and greenside wizardry.
When he didn't find the fairway or green, his recovery shots prevented him from dropping shots.
Pavin birdied four of the last five holes on the front nine for a 31 and made all pars on the back side, thanks to some nifty recovery shots.