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convalescent

 [kon″vah-les´ent]
1. pertaining to or characterized by convalescence.
2. a patient who is recovering from a disease, operation, or injury.

con·va·les·cent

(kon'vă-les'ent),
1. Getting well or one who is getting well.
2. Denoting the period of convalescence.

con·va·les·cent

(kon'vă-les'ĕnt)
1. Getting well or one who is getting well.
2. Denoting the period of convalescence.

convalescent

1. pertaining to or characterized by convalescence.
2. a patient who is recovering from a disease, operation or injury.
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Since the written ministerial statement on November 29, 2013, a further NHS investigation has been commissioned in relation to Woodhouse Eaves Children's Convalescent Home in Leicester," he con-firmed.
All of us are in this just like a family, and we all work hard to serve those in need in our community," said Tonya Chin-Kee-Fatt, who has worked at Genesys Convalescent Center for 16 years as a certified nursing assistant.
One of the benefits of convalescent plasma treatment in patients with severe influenza A infection is that it does not suffer from the problem of drug resistance," said study author Kowk-Yung Yuen, MD, of the University of Hong Kong in China.
The police determined the money and property stolen from the convalescent home were worth about $40,100.
The Paignton convalescent home is very popular with our older members and there's always demand for trips and outings during their stay.
1 -- 2) Lilah Riddle, 96, above, hugs Frosty, a 3 1/2-month-old kitten, on Thursday when pets from the county's Department of Animal Care and Control outreach program visited residents of the Mayflower Gardens Convalescent Hospital in Lancaster.
The distributor of wheelchairs, hospital beds and other convalescent aids, currently in about in about 6,500 s/f at 319 Nassau Blvd.
MRS SYLVIA SHALER sent in this picture following recent Pix of the Past of convalescent homes.
Northern Police Convalescent Centres, the organisers of the courses, admitted they were "surprised" that officers from Durham were choosing not to attend.
EVALUATIONS/MEASUREMENTS: We defined a case by positive immunodiffusion serology, a [greater than or equal to] 4-fold titer rise in complement fixation between acute and convalescent sera, or positive urinary Histoplasma capsulatum (HC) antigen.
His stay in the hospital and his strange convalescent behavior are interspersed with flashbacks to his youth and his eventual estrangement from his parents.