rehabilitation

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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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In general, since the long-term effects of cardiac rehabilitation and exercises do not remain constant, therefore to increase physical activity a number of prolonged workouts such as improved exercise habits and productivity from the benefits of training programs are highly recommended.
An even more serious flaw of the paper is that the methodology cannot support any of the claims made by the authors about their proposed cardiac rehabilitation regimen.
A literature search was undertaken in order to explore the available research pertaining to cardiac rehabilitation.
The ZynxCare Cardiac Rehabilitation module, in conjunction with the acute cardiac plans of care in the ZynxCare solution, supports healthcare providers to achieve performance standards related to specific health reform programs including American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Meaningful Use Criteria, Value-Based Purchasing, and Readmission Reductions.
Cardiac rehabilitation offers a comprehensive approach to health by combining medical treatments and lifestyle modification.
Cardiac rehabilitation is successful because it helps patients with coronary artery disease change their lifestyles to enhance treatment outcomes.
They compared the effect of home-based and supervised centre-based cardiac rehabilitation on mortality and morbidity, health-related quality of life, and modifiable cardiac risk factors in patients with coronary heart disease.
Background & Purpose: Cardiac Rehabilitation promotes positive outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery.
Cardiac rehabilitation involves health professionals giving patients advice on improving their lifestyle and diet, drawing up a structured exercise programme and giving counselling.
The 2009 National Audit of Cardiac Rehabilitation also revealed women were significantly under-represented in the programme.