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af·ter·care

 (ăf′tər-kâr′)
n.
1. Follow-up care provided after a medical procedure or treatment program.
2. Care provided to children after school, especially in an organized setting.

af′ter·care′ adj.

aftercare

(ˈɑːftəˌkɛə)
n
1. (Social Welfare) support services by a welfare agency for a person discharged from an institution, such as hospital, hostel, or prison
2. (Medicine) med the care before and after discharge from hospital of a patient recovering from an illness or operation
3. (Commerce) any system of maintenance or upkeep of an appliance or product: contact lens aftercare.

af•ter•care

(ˈæf tərˌkɛər, ˈɑf-)

n.
the care and treatment of a convalescent patient.
[1755–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aftercare - care and treatment of a convalescent patientaftercare - care and treatment of a convalescent patient
medical aid, medical care - professional treatment for illness or injury
Translations

aftercare

[ˈɑːftəkɛəʳ] N (Med) → asistencia f postoperatoria; [of prisoners] → asistencia f (para ex-prisioneros)

aftercare

[ˈɑːftərkɛər] n (MEDICINE)postcure fafter-effects [ˈɑːftərɪˌfɛkts] aftereffects (US) npl [disaster] → répercussions fpl; [illness] → séquelles fpl; [drugs] → effets mpl secondaires; [radiation] → séquelles fpl
to suffer from the after-effects of sth → souffrir des séquelles de qch

aftercare

[ˈɑːftəˌkɛəʳ] n (Brit) (of patients) → assistenza medica post-degenza; (of prisoners) → servizio di assistenza per ex-detenuti

af·ter·care

, after-care
n. convalescencia, restablecimiento;
tratamiento postoperatorio.

aftercare

n cuidado posterior; cuidado que sigue una cirugía, un procedimiento, una hospitalización, etc.
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