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bed′ rest`


n.
1. a prolonged rest in bed, as in the treatment of an illness.
2. a device used to support a person sitting up in bed.
[1870]
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Noun1.bed rest - confinement to bed continuously (as in the case of some sick or injured persons)bed rest - confinement to bed continuously (as in the case of some sick or injured persons)
repose, rest, ease, relaxation - freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"
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He is traveling to Mumbai today and will be on complete bed rest at least for a week following which a call will be taken as to when to begin the shoot," the spokesperson added.
Now granted, enforced bed rest isn't something that happens to many of us, but then it's pretty close to what life is like as a couch potato, which many of us are.
Conservative methods suggest lateral decubitus bed rest, a pelvic girdle, walking aids, and progressive mobilization [9-10], although some clinicians also use pelvic traction [7].
It was stated in the report that the accused has also availed VIP facilities like bed rest, delicious food, meetings with relatives during the two days remand.
Brother of deceased Sana while complaining the police told that her sister was on bed rest due to ailment and suddenly firing started.
An effective health care strategies and recommended for MI in the early hours of the onset of symptoms is bed rest [11].
Writing from the spinal injuries unit in Glasgow, where he is on enforced bed rest until Christmas, he said he has no memory of the crash on August 29.
prolonged bed rest, special postures in bed, additional fluid intake, and caffeine intake).
Islamabad, May 31 ( ANI ): Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has been advised complete bed rest by the medical board treating him for his spinal cord problems.
And because there are potential life-threatening challenges--the girls' umbilical cords could have become entangled-mom Sarah Thistlethwaite spent 56 days on bed rest.
The fulfillment of that desire was scheduled to take place this month until an infection developed in her hips that forced her to go on bed rest for two weeks, followed by two more weeks of taking it easy and avoiding strenuous activity like, you know, singing and dancing on stage.
However, Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf chairman is still unable to attend the assembly session as doctors have advised him for taking bed rest.