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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.
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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.
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af•ter•care

(ˈæf tərˌkɛər, ˈɑf-)

n.
the care and treatment of a convalescent patient.
[1755–65]
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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
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Translations

aftercare

[ˈɑːftəkɛəʳ] N (Med) → asistencia f postoperatoria; [of prisoners] → asistencia f (para ex-prisioneros)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

aftercare

[ˈɑːftəˌkɛəʳ] n (Brit) (of patients) → assistenza medica post-degenza; (of prisoners) → servizio di assistenza per ex-detenuti
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

af·ter·care

, after-care
n. convalescencia, restablecimiento;
tratamiento postoperatorio.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

aftercare

n cuidado posterior; cuidado que sigue una cirugía, un procedimiento, una hospitalización, etc.
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
MPs said both men believe the after-care given to them "was not robust and has had a serious negative impact on their lives".
"We pay for after-care, but for most weeks, we can't manage both after-care and before-care, so one or the other of us is inevitably rushing to get to work late, while the one goes in extra early to make up for the lateness on the other days," said Lila Guterman, a science journalist who lives in Washington, whom I later emailed to discuss her family's expensive juggling act.
It is important that they are not viewed as commodities and that they receive the proper after-care once their Love Island experience comes to an end.
Radiant Heart After-Care of Pets has been recognized for its clean air practices.
In 2008, Dr Bacon founded iWantGreatCare, an independent organisation enabling patients to rate and review their doctors, dentists, hospitals, after-care facilities, and medications where he was CEO.
This is not the most hygienic approach, and it is one of the reasons Studex continues to lead and innovate in the ear piercing, fashion earring and after-care markets through a customer-centric approach focusing on health equity--i.e.
The financial assistance given to them was part of the after-care program that seeks the welfare of drug personalities under the city's Comprehensive Anti-Drug Support Program, the VC Cares Plus.
There are a lot in the market that claim to offer Progressive Lenses but fail to deliver on comfort and after-care support, sending many customers back to their old reading glasses or bifocal lenses.
Trained staff will also be on hand to help visitors every step of the way, from choosing the perfect tree and packaging it up, to giving out after-care advice and decorating tips to help it look the best that it can be.
At TCI Village (Total Care Institute), a new rehabilitation facility in Amadeo, Cavite, a vital factor in helping its 'residents' or patients fully overcome drug addiction is its after-care program.
The coloured cosmetic lenses should only be sold by a registered optician or doctor, who is qualified to provide after-care advice, but are illegally often sold online, in shops and on market stalls.