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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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These products use an FDA approved and CE Marked Pulsed Radio Frequency (PRF) technology to enhance the body's natural healing pathways to accelerate surgical recovery.
Patients taking each supplement in SurgiPack 30 days before and 30-90 days after surgery—during the perioperative period—will optimize their surgical recovery.
The procedure is virtually scarless, and the minimal incision reduces surgical recovery time significantly.
The total addressable market for active orthotic devices is substantial; it is comprised of both the long-term need due to neuro-muscular and musculo-skeletal pathologies, including stroke and osteo-arthritis as well as the short-term need due to surgical recovery and rehabilitation, such as in the case of total knee-joint replacement.
The total addressable market for active orthotic devices is substantial; it is comprised of both the long-term need due to neuro-muscular and musculo-skeletal pathologies, including stroke and osteo-arthritus as well as the short-term need due to surgical recovery and rehabilitation, such as in the case of total knee-joint replacement.
Redefining surgical recovery, I-Flow's ON-Q PainBuster is rapidly gaining acceptance in the U.
The total addressable market for active orthotic devices is substantial; it is comprised of both the long-term need due to neuro-muscular and musculo-skeletal pathologies, including stroke, osteo-arthritus, and Parkinson's disease, as well as the short-term need due to surgical recovery and rehabilitation, such as in the case of total knee-joint replacement.
This will prove beneficial in several areas, such as early detection for breast cancer, pain, rehabilitation, surgical recovery, plastic surgery, and early diagnosis of bedsores.