Definition of Bedrest

1. Noun. Confinement to bed continuously (as in the case of some sick or injured persons).

Exact synonyms: Bed Rest
Generic synonyms: Ease, Relaxation, Repose, Rest



Definition of Bedrest

1. Noun. (medicine) confinement to bed in order to recover from an illness ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bedrest

bedrail
bedrails
bedral
bedrals
bedrape
bedraped
bedrapes
bedraping
bedraw
bedream
bedrel
bedrench
bedrenched
bedrenches
bedrenching
bedrest (current term)
bedribble
bedribbled
bedribbles
bedribbling
bedrid
bedridden
bedriddenness
bedright
bedrights
bedrip
bedrite
bedrive
bedrivel
bedriveled

Literary usage of Bedrest

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1. The Women's Health and Aging Study: Health and Social Characteristics of edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty (1995)
"While the percent reporting bedrest and reduced activity was lower among the oldest women, the average duration among those reporting bedrest and reduced ..."

2. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"... such as bedrest, have been unable to demonstrate significant benefits.36 Four recent randomized controlled trials have specifically examined the ..."

3. Osteoporosis Research, Education and Health Promotion (1993)
"The loss of weight-bearing bone that occurs with bedrest is a critical factor in the ... Yet bedrest is common in the health care setting for older people. ..."

4. Management & Therapy of Sickle Cell Disease edited by Clarice D. Reid, Samuel Charace, Bertram Lubin (1997)
"When hematuria is chronic and severe, patients should have bedrest with high fluid intake, and exchange transfusion should be considered with or without ..."

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