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sanatorium

 [san″ah-to´re-um]
an institution for treatment of sick persons, especially a private hospital for convalescents or patients who are not extremely ill; often applied to an institution for the treatment of tuberculosis.

san·a·to·ri·um

(san'ă-tō'rē-ŭm), In modern usage this word is virtually synonymous with sanitarium.
An institution for the treatment of chronic disorders and a place for recuperation under medical supervision. Compare: sanitarium.
[Mod. L. neuter of sanatorius, curative, fr. sano, to cure, heal]

sanatorium

(săn′ə-tôr′ē-əm)
n. pl. sana·toriums or sana·toria (-tôr′ē-ə)
1. An institution for the treatment of chronic diseases or for medically supervised recuperation.
2. A resort for improvement or maintenance of health, especially for convalescents. Also called sanitarium.

san·a·to·ri·um

(san'ă-tōr'ē-ŭm)
An institution for the treatment of chronic disorders and a place for recuperation under medical supervision.
[Mod. L. neuter of sanatorius, curative, fr. sano, to cure, heal]

san·a·to·ri·um

(san'ă-tōr'ē-ŭm)
Institution for treatment of chronic disorders and a place for recuperation under medical supervision.
[Mod. L. neuter of sanatorius, curative, fr. sano, to cure, heal]
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Although the Kumamoto ruling said that those who left sanatoriums before 1960 are not entitled to receive compensation, the bill will pay 8 million yen for each such patient, the officials said.
The empress talked for the first time with Eiichi Nakai, head of the Nagashima Aiseien, Japan's first state-run sanatorium for leprosy patients in Okayama Prefecture, the Imperial Household Agency said.
Sulfiya, a Russian woman in her 60s, has travelled to Azerbaijan's north-western city of Naftalan in the hope that crude oil baths at a local sanatorium will end her years of suffering from polyarthritis, a disease affecting the joints.
Gilman explains that this activity was also part of "the regimen of the sanatorium [that] called for those at death's door to maintain the cheerful spirit thought essentia] to their cure." A photograph of the sanatorium (book cover) shows what looks like an outdoor sick ward.
Soon his committee found White House Farm at Stannington whose 173 acres could accommodate the three-part scheme for a farm on which to train rescued city boys to provide the good, fresh food needed; a children's sanatorium; and finally a boys' convalescent home.
All were referred to the specialist TB sanatorium in Kyperounda Hospital for a minimum of two months treatment.
This took place at the Christian Medical College (CMC) and at Karigiri leprosy sanatorium which is situated 20 kms away from Vellore--a district headquarters town, 130 km west of Chennai in the State of Tamil Nadu.
Operating all-year round, these rehabilitation centers and sanatoriums offer package treatments that include accommodation, meals, medical care, physiotherapy and recreation.
His experiences indicate former leprosy patients in Japan are still isolated even after the Kumamoto District Court ruled in 2001 that the government's segregation policy, under which leprosy patients were forced to enter special sanatoriums with limited freedom, was unconstitutional.
George gave four days of non-stop magic shows in sanatoriums and clinics.
Children must be accommodated in accordance with sanpin 2.4.2.2843-11 "sanitary and epidemiological requirements for the design, maintenance and organization of work of childrens sanatoriums", in 2-5 local rooms with private facilities (bathroom, shower) on the floor.