rest-cure


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rest-cure

a rest taken as part of a course of medical treatment, as for stress, anxiety, etc.
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Elmes' health failed and he died from consumption during a rest-cure in the West Indies.
Pat Roller is taking a rest-cure, leaving this column in the capable hands of colleague Iain Atholl.
With the money she gained, Nora made it possible for her husband, who had a serious heart attack three years earlier, to take a yearlong rest-cure in Italy.