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rehabilitation:

see physical therapyphysical therapy
or physiotherapy,
treatment of disorders of the muscles, bones, or joints by means of physical agents—heat, light, water, manual and electronic massage, and exercise. Stroke, arthritis, fractures, and nerve damage are common conditions treated.
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Rehabilitation

Slum areas and substandard buildings brought up to an acceptable living standard. The U.S. Department of the Interior’s standards state: “returning a property to a state of utility through repair or alteration which makes possible an efficient contemporary use while preserving those portions or features of the property which are significant to its historical architectural, and cultural values.”To repair an existing building to good condition with minimal changes to the building fabric; may also include adaptive reuse or restoration; also called rehab.

Rehabilitation

 

(1) Restoration of rights.

(2) In medicine, medical, pedagogical, occupational, and legal measures that aim to restore the health and work capacity of individuals with physical and mental limitations resulting from disease or injury. Persons undergoing rehabilitation include those suffering from some diseases of the internal organs, from congenital and acquired diseases of the musculoskeletal system, from the sequelae of severe injuries, and from mental diseases. Rehabilitation is of particular importance for children suffering from mental retardation or from defects in hearing, speech, or vision.

Rehabilitation includes such therapeutic measures as occupational and exercise therapy, sports, electrotherapy, mud therapy, and massage. These procedures are carried out in rehabilitation departments and centers in large hospitals and in institutes of traumatology, psychiatry, and cardiology. Other rehabilitative measures develop basic skills needed by patients for self-sufficiency (social and everyday rehabilitation) and train them for work (occupational and industrial rehabilitation).

rehabilitation

[‚rē·ə‚bil·ə′tā·shən]
(medicine)
The restoration to a disabled individual of maximum independence commensurate with his limitations by developing his residual capacity.

rehabilitation

The process of returning a building to its original state of utility by means of repair or alteration.
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Predicators for weight gain in children treated for severe acute malnutrition: a prospective study at nutritional rehabilitation center.
Evaluation of the effects of nutrition intervention measures on admitted children in nutritional rehabilitation center, Gulbarga, India.
Children in curd as well as the LPC group showed an insignificant rise in the mean TNF[alpha] and IFN[gamma] levels after nutritional rehabilitation.
After nutritional rehabilitation and treatment with appropriate antibiotics, 19 patients turned negative for CRP (7 in curd group and 9 in LPC group) and 4 patients (curd group) who were not CRP positive at enrollment, became positive for CRP despite showing clinical improvement in the infection.
IGF-1 began increasing significantly in week 3, with a continuous increase of 50% up to week 11, suggesting a delayed reaction to nutritional rehabilitation.
In addition, the study focused more on nutritional rehabilitation than the evaluation of single nutrients on bone metabolism.
Study setting: This study was conducted in the Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre of Guntur Medical College, Guntur, which is a teaching hospital where majority of patients were referred from all over the periphery, other districts and private clinics.
Following nutritional rehabilitation the immunological impairments take longer to recover than the anthropometric and some biochemical measurements (3).
And also every endeavor should be made to combat this problem through multi- pronged approach like growth monitoring, nutritional supplementation and nutritional rehabilitation and last but not the least nutritional education.
In addition to promoting preventive care, the grant will support: a) the development of materials and the organization of training for capacity building of communities and families on the promotion of growth and nutrition, b) development orientation networking services to child health and nutritional rehabilitation or else services that address the charges of non-health causes of malnutrition, and c) the cost of nutritional supplements (and / or money in cash for operations and preventive hygiene measures nutrition).
Moazou (6) compared hospital to ambulatory nutritional rehabilitation outcomes and costs.

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