• weakness
  • In addition to these problems, a person who remains in bed for several days and then gets up may experience dizziness, fainting, stiff joints, weakness, and problems with muscle malfunction (muscles that don't communicate with the brain). (healthinaging.org)
  • life
  • For the rest of his life, Curtis lived in the little house next door to the Ellis family, which eventually grew to include their three children, David, Janie and Michael. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1846 he was stricken with paralysis as the result of a rheumatic illness, and after remaining bed-ridden for the rest of his life, died at Oldenburg on 10 October 1867. (wikipedia.org)
  • She was left disabled by polio as a child, and at the age of eighteen was seriously injured in a traffic accident, which caused her pain and medical problems for the rest of her life. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • Ask the doctor or nurse practitioner for a referral to a home health agency if you need to learn basic nursing skills such as how to make a bed with someone in it or how to help an older person to stand up safely. (healthinaging.org)
  • head
  • 3 Additionally, optimal repositioning can be limited in this patient population for a variety of reasons, including delayed sternal closure, head-of-bed elevation for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) or aspiration, continuous pulmonary toileting, and cardiac assist devices. (nursingcenter.com)
  • Optimal care includes regular repositioning of the patient in a 30[degrees] lateral recumbent position, with the head-of-bed elevation at less than 30[degrees]. (nursingcenter.com)
  • Typically, the dizziness will come in episodes, triggered by movements like getting out of bed or turning your head. (berkeleywellness.com)
  • Placing the head of a bed lower than the foot is sometimes used as a means of simulating the physiology of spaceflight. (wikipedia.org)
  • body
  • It was believed that this would allow the body to recuperate after the insult of the major medical illness. (aafp.org)
  • After injury or illness, inflammation sends signals to the body to tear down and then rebuild the damaged groups of cells. (healthline.com)
  • Sitting or lying in bed can cause many problems to the body such as pressure ulcers, chest infections, like pneumonia, muscles shrinking away, reflexes becoming inactive, and blood pressure increasing. (healthinaging.org)
  • When medical professionals use this term to describe the position of a patient, they first state the part of the body on which the patient is resting followed by the word decubitus. (wikipedia.org)
  • complete
  • it can be a partial or complete wasting away of muscle, and is most commonly experienced when persons suffer temporary disabling circumstances such as being restricted in movement and/or confined to bed as when hospitalized. (wikipedia.org)
  • physical
  • Rehabilitation psychologists provide care for individuals across the lifespan, including individuals with chronic illness or injuries resulting in physical or cognitive disabilities. (nyc.gov)
  • Even physical exercise in bed fails to address certain adverse effects. (wikipedia.org)
  • blood
  • Before the advent of effective antihypertension medications, bed rest was a standard treatment for markedly high blood pressure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Early
  • Early mobilization was defined as being out of bed or ambulating for at least 20 minutes within the first 24 hours following admission. (aafp.org)
  • Prior to his illness, Eban had been working with the NBA on Indian basketball outreach, and following his recovering in early 2012 was hired by the league as its Manager of Basketball Operations India to support and promoting basketball and the league there. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because of his illness, in the early part of 1914 there were only two days on which Fox managed to come to work. (wikipedia.org)
  • less
  • Bed rest, however, is less beneficial than staying active. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prolonged bedrest carries some medical risks such as thrombosis, decubitus ulcers, demineralization of the bones and atrophy of the muscles, as well as economic and social costs, and is much less commonly prescribed today than it formerly used to be. (wikipedia.org)
  • year
  • A bone chilling fall through the ice on Vandercook Lake near Jackson during a hunting excursion when he was sixteen led to a serious illness and a year of bed rest. (wikipedia.org)
  • That year the first signs of her illness (which was later thought to be tuberculosis) appeared and she was sent to rest for several months in a nearby farm owned by her religious order. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause
  • If the illness severely attacks a child's heart, this may damage heart valves and cause heart disease. (chkd.org)
  • birth
  • They counsel individuals with disabilities resulting from birth defects, illness or disease, accidents, or other causes and become a part of the patient recovery process. (nyc.gov)
  • soon
  • You should encourage the person to get out of bed as soon as the person is medically cleared to get up. (healthinaging.org)
  • experience
  • In 1892, feminist writer Charlotte Perkins Gilman published "The Yellow Wallpaper", a horror short story based on her experience when placed under the rest cure from Dr. Silas W. Mitchell himself. (wikipedia.org)