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Noun1.bedrest - confinement to bed continuously (as in the case of some sick or injured persons)bedrest - 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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"Bedrest studies are intense for everyone involved and require lots of preparation, but they offer a good way of testing the validity of new ideas before applying them to astronauts in space," Jennifer Ngo-Anh, ESA's head of human research for human spaceflight, said in the statement.
Hergenroeder, in an article about physical therapy competency-based assessment for interpretation of laboratory values, states that activity modification may need to be considered when the INR is >3.5 and bedrest may need to be considered if the INR is >5.0.
While using bedrest as an analog of spaceflight, scientists could able to prevent bone loss in a specific region of the hip.
Stay active - Avoid bedrest and do gentle activity such as walking or swimming.
"I was ordered complete bedrest but because of the constant scrutiny I couldn't rest easy until Gabs was safe in my arms six months later.
And postoperative bedrest isn't required, so earlier ambulation facilitates patient comfort and allows earlier hospital discharge.
The patient was kept at bedrest for 3 days with the head of the bed elevated.
After that, she can go home, but she has to be on bedrest with bathroom privileges," he said.
Final results of the Cervical Incompetence Prevention Randomized Cerclage Trial (CIPRACT): therapeutic cerclage with bedrest versus bedrest alone.
Have you ever worked with a pregnant woman who was put on strict or modified bedrest? Or maybe you have corresponded with someone who you found had no access to childbirth education.
Since she was deconditioned from 2 weeks of bedrest, a short inpatient rehabilitation stay was necessary.
Treatment is bedrest, sometimes splinting of limbs and anti-inflammatory drugs.