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sickroom

(sĭk′ro͞om′, -ro͝om′)
n.
A room occupied by a sick person.
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30) See Miriam Bailin, The Sickroom in Victorian Fiction: The Art of Being Ill (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994).
In the process of transforming large sections of the hospital into sickrooms for the bourgeoisie, hospital builders strengthened class boundaries and exhibited disdain or even disregard for the impoverished patient.
However, there used to be a quaint and quite unnecessary Victorian ritual of removing the house plants from sickrooms at night, lest they compete with the invalid for air.
In the future, medical units can make use of the intelligent wireless live video monitor interactive system thus doctors can control the patients' conditions without visiting the sickrooms.
The sprays are very effective and safe even for the nursery and in sickrooms.