sickroom


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sickroom

(sĭk′ro͞om′, -ro͝om′)
n.
A room occupied by a sick person.
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She liked, with Lola's help, to have her hair washed and cosmetics applied and then to invite her two rowdy sons, Jay and Dennis, into the sickroom. "Here comes trouble," she called out in a wheezing voice as they filed to her bedside.
Samples taken from various types of contact surfaces in the studied hospitals in Poland, 2015 Samples taken Surface (N = 161) [n (%)] Worktop in sickroom 17 (10.6) Bedside table top 13 (8.1) Drip stand 13 (8.1) Bed frame 17 (10.6) Soap dispenser 16 (9.9) Disinfecting fluid dispenser 15 (9.3) Light switch 15 (9.3) Respirator monitor 9 (5.6) Mobile phone 10 (6.2) Department landline phone receiver 11 (6.8) Computer keyboard 11 (6.8) Dressing (or surgical) trolley worktop 7 (4.3) Door handle 3 (1.9) Protective gloves container 2 (1.2) Tissue package 2 (1.2) Table 3.
From recollections of the day before Milla's wedding, when Jak attacked her so viciously that she had to adjust her mother's wedding dress so that it would cover her bruises, we return to the sickroom where Milla tells us: "I want to see my ground, I want to see my land [...] I want to send my eyes voyaging" (58).
.Gangs, Death In The Sickroom, Thieves & The Choir Invisible are live at the Retro Revival, Sweeneys Bar on Saturday.
She confessed that she hadn't dared enter the sickroom ...
must liberate from their imprisonment in her sickroom's wallpaper.
Miriam Bailin notes that the sickroom can be seen as a realm of freedom from the restrictions and expectations of normal life for both women and men (27-28) and that the "disabled male under the care of a woman permits imaginative, if not actual, access to traits that were associated with femininity and allowed a retreat from those associated with manliness" (40).
Later, Adam's successor as Chatterbox, Miles Malpractice, gains access to Agatha's sickroom because of that role's glamor in the eyes of her caretakers: "[T] hey let me up at once and said I wasn't to excite you, but would I put a piece in my paper about their nursing-home" (159).
It offers ambulation aids, disposable supplies, mobility aids, respiratory equipment and sickroom setup.
The many letters exchanged between Gratz and friends and family members often describe her despondency in finding herself, yet again, in the sickroom, although almost always these comments are tempered with notes of compassion and humor (Ashton 55).
The sickroom called for the exercise of her higher qualities of patience, mercy, and gentleness as well as her housewifely arts.
(5) The story charts the narrator's growing madness and preoccupation with the wallpaper of her sickroom and ends with her identification with the woman she sees "crawling" (55) behind the "bars" (52) of the prison-like pattern.