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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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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The doctors have suggested him complete bed rest after detailed medical examination on Sunday morning.
The doctors suggested him complete bed rest after detailed medical examination on Sunday.
The doctors have strictly advised complete bed rest for Irrfan.
At 38, I am also placed on complete bed rest for yet unexplained spotting/bleeding.
For elderly patients, 10 days of bed rest in hospital equates to 10 years of muscle ageing, according to doctors - which could make all the difference in simple activities such as getting out of bed or using the toilet unaided.
Actor Arshad Warsi, who has been hospitalised after suffering a "bad knee injury", says he has been advised bed rest for two weeks.
Loss of bone density is also another common problem associated with prolonged bed rest.
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.
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].
Brother of deceased Sana while complaining the police told that her sister was on bed rest due to ailment and suddenly firing started.
Surgery is often needed, although patients may recover with just lengthy bed rest.
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.