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aftercare

1. support services by a welfare agency for a person discharged from an institution, such as hospital, hostel, or prison
2. Med the care before and after discharge from hospital of a patient recovering from an illness or operation
3. any system of maintenance or upkeep of an appliance or product
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With over 70% of the population having a piercing of some sort, the market for effective after-care and ongoing hygiene is very important.
But TCI saw the need to build a Graduates Hall as part of its after-care program.
In the U.S., only (http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamadermatology/fullarticle/2467991) seven states  require health departments to approve tattoo after-care instructions.
Latkany new tests for dry eyes, after-care procedures, and major changes to future therapy; the latest in cutting-edge research, including which medications and procedures may help and which to avoid; easy environmental and lifestyle changes to help you look and feel better.
Sparrows Group chief executive officer, Stewart Mitchell, said: "This contract award marks a significant milestone for Sparrows Group in that not only are the under-rollers believed to be the first of the design and capacity in the marketplace but it underlines the added value we bring through our integrated services, responsiveness and after-care support."
Other research from the UK, Canada and Australia found that integrated after-care of cancer sufferers improved patient satisfaction and did not affect rates of cancer recurrence or survival.
The professionalism with which the operation and after-care were carried out was heartwarming.
HOME builders Bellway has a reputation built on almost 70 years of designing and creating impressive houses and apartments across the country, backed by a superb after-care service.
Then, for after-care, patients have to make their way over and over again to either Heartlands or Solihull hospitals and they are mainly elderly patients paying taxi fares or making very long journeys on buses or in cars.
His family started the Andrew Lydon Trust on Friday as they claim the HSE has refused to pay for after-care.
Among the topics are the black male body in the white imagination during the First World War, the material culture and the "after-care" of disabled soldiers in Britain during the Great War, the fate of the vanquished in the Spanish Civil War, the concentration camp uniform as a tool of subjugation and a symbol of the Holocaust, remembering Vietnam with Blackfeet memories, and the evolving commando.
AMANDA Holden has called for NHS after-care guidelines for mums who miscarry to help them cope with the trauma.