recovery room

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recovery room

A hospital room equipped for the care and observation of patients immediately following surgery.

recov′ery room`

a room in a hospital in which postoperative and postpartum patients recover from anesthesia.
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Noun1.recovery room - a hospital room for the care of patients immediately after surgeryrecovery room - a hospital room for the care of patients immediately after surgery
hospital room - a room in a hospital for the care of patients

re·cov·er·y room

n. sala de recuperación.
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"It's more like restoration," head athletic trainer Larry Hess told The Associated Press during a recent visit to the recovery room. "There's things in here that are setting their body up to perform better in the weight room, to perform better in their meetings mentally.
In the final recovery room, Maria, the staff nurse, was brilliant.
The clinical predictors for residual paralysis were evaluated at two different times: pre-extubation and at the time of admission to the recovery room. Some of the tests administered included the ability to hold the head up for more than five seconds, the presence of apnea, compliance with the ventilation extubation criteria, and the ability to speak easily.
In recovery room scams, the fraudster contacts those already hit by a boiler room scam offering to help recover their money.
If you receive sedation or general anaesthesia, you're taken to a recovery room after the procedure.
INTRODUCTION: Several clinical studies have reported that significant number of patients receiving non depolarizing muscle relaxants during general anesthesia show postoperative residual neuromuscular block when assessed by neuromuscular monitor in the recovery room. (1, 2) Postoperative residual neuromuscular block has been one of the important causes of mortality and morbidity related to anaesthesia.
Summary: Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem is in the recovery room at a Beirut hospital after he underwent an open-heart surgery, sources familiar with his condition told The Daily Star Friday.
A police source told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that one of the artillery shells hit the hospital recovery room, which caused the martyrdom of one of the patients.
They came up with all sorts of reasons not to offer this service, from the privacy of other patients in the recovery room to safety and risk of infection to staffing, but we found a solution for each issue and pushed forward despite a lot of eye-rolling.
If you use a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine, take it with you to the hospital so you can use it in the recovery room after the operation.
19 November 2012 - Boyd Group Income Fund (TSE:BYD.UN), majority owner of Canadian car collision repair services firm Boyd Group Inc, said it had taken over US collision repair company The Recovery Room of Central Florida Inc, or TRR, for USD7.3m (EUR5.7m).
He committed the offences in 2008 in the recovery room of the region's private Spire Washington Hospital where the women were recovering from a general anaesthetic.