• recommendation
  • Bed rest is misperceived as an inexpensive, innocuous, logical recommendation," Dr. Joseph Biggio Jr. of the University of Alabama at Birmingham wrote in the latest issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology, a journal read by thousands of OB-GYNs. (deseretnews.com)
  • women
  • In a separate review of past studies that failed to support bed rest, a trio of obstetricians and ethicists at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, went a step farther: They said it's not ethical to keep prescribing bed rest unless the women are enrolled in a research study, like they are for other unproven treatments. (deseretnews.com)
  • She wants to see a more strict study - the kind that randomly assigns women to rest or not - to prove if there's a difference. (deseretnews.com)
  • The study also raises questions about harm, although the women who rested merely may have been at higher risk for a preemie. (deseretnews.com)
  • Beyond the obvious inconvenience, "Bed rest in hospital or at home has financial implications for women and their families, and for healthcare services," the authors say. (newswise.com)
  • take
  • Now, spurred by the latest study, some specialists are issuing a call for strict studies to finally settle the controversy - and until then, for doctors not to assume that a prescription to take it easy can't hurt. (deseretnews.com)
  • argue
  • The Court held the hearing by telephone with Burton being required to argue her case from her hospital bed without the assistance of an attorney or independent medical opinion. (wikipedia.org)
  • help
  • On a small table at the head of the bed are several items within easy reach that will help the 27-year old kill time in the windowless room: his gaming console, a stack of computer games, a newspaper, a Rubik's cube from the eighties and a laptop computer with an email connection to the outside world. (dlr.de)
  • make
  • I'm not on bedrest but I hope you all make it close to your dd's. (medhelp.org)
  • Rodrick proceeds to make a bed for himself out of sofa cushions leaving Greg to sleep in the closet. (wikipedia.org)
  • days
  • During the 60 days and nights that he will be confined to bed, the bone density in his hips is predicted to deteriorate by between two to four percent. (dlr.de)
  • G.D. is on strict bed rest so he would be able to stand up and walk for a couple of days. (allnurses.com)
  • keep
  • If it is really necessary to keep the patient in bed or to prevent masturbation, a straightjacket can be used. (wikipedia.org)
  • spent
  • The scientists involved are carrying out approximately 90 experiments: in addition to studying the effects of inactivity on bones and muscles during the two months spent in bed, they are also investigating changes to the cardiovascular system, sense of balance, the eyes, thermo-regulation, as well as the autonomic nervous system. (dlr.de)
  • review
  • The Court ruled that Ms. Burton had fundamental rights to privacy and liberty under the Florida Constitution and that those rights were subject to strict scrutiny review. (wikipedia.org)
  • blood
  • The protesters turned violent, threatening the caretakers, removing the infected patients, and looting the clinic of its supplies, including blood-stained bed sheets and mattresses. (wikipedia.org)
  • shown
  • I have to say that this bed rest has really shown me who I can lean on when times get rough, and the answers have been eye opening. (wordpress.com)
  • medical
  • Their medical information will be recorded in detail and their bedrest will commence on 9 September 2015. (dlr.de)
  • body
  • Their bodies respond to extended periods of lying down and to the six-degree incline of the bed with migration of body fluids and with loss of bone mass and muscular tissue. (dlr.de)
  • To simulate the effects of microgravity on the human body, the subjects lie in a bed that is tilted 6 degrees below the horizontal. (dlr.de)
  • hours
  • Five hundred and four hours during which his head will be lower than his legs and he will not be permitted to leave his bed in the DLR Institute of Aerospace Medicine (Institut für Luft- und Raumfahrtmedizin) in Cologne for even a single second. (dlr.de)
  • Mind you, this student is only two hours into this long stint of bed rest in the service of science. (dlr.de)
  • muscle
  • Bed rest may have physical costs as well, the authors suggest: "Prolonged bed rest may be associated with complications such as thrombosis, muscle atrophy or bone demineralization. (newswise.com)
  • baby
  • The family plans to spend the night at a hotel suite, but it has a strict no pet policy, so Susan smuggles the baby pig in a cooler until the Heffleys reach their room. (wikipedia.org)
  • experience
  • Later, he will be treating patients who have had this very experience - confined to bed, reliant on others, with bones and muscles that need to be built up again. (dlr.de)
  • scientific
  • This enables the scientists to follow what took place during bed rest when they investigate unexplained scientific results. (dlr.de)