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The restoration of former rights, authority, or abilities.

The process of rehabilitating a witness involves restoring the credibility of the witness following Impeachment by the opposing party. Rehabilitating a prisoner refers to preparing him or her for a productive life upon release from prison.


noun adjustment, alteration, development, improvement, instauration, readjustment, rebuilding, reclamation, reconstitution, reconstruction, recreation, recuperation, redemption, reeducation, reestablishment, reformation, reindoctrination, reinstatement, remodeling, renewal, renovation, reorganization, repair, reparation, restitution, restoration, resurrection, return, revival, revivement, revivification, salvation
Associated concepts: company rehabilitation
See also: change, correction, improvement, progress, reconversion, remedy, rendition, renewal, reorganization, repair, reparation
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Second group will get pulmonary rehabilitation in addition to their Pharmacological treatment (Standard of care treatment for COPD) and their dyspnea scoring and 6-minute walk distance are recorded at the start of study and after 8 weeks (end of study).
Psychosocial and/or cognitive behavioral interventions have been found to be an integral part of pulmonary rehabilitation in the treatment of people with COPD in order to decrease and manage symptoms (Paz-Diaz et al.
Few studies have been conducted to evaluate the effect of pulmonary rehabilitation programme on the self- efficacy of COPD patients and ones that investigated the effect of teaching or treatment-based self- efficacy.
Therefore, the aim of this study was to determine the opinions and attitudes toward exercise in people with COPD who had completed a randomized controlled trial of 12-month maintenance exercise program that followed an 8-week pulmonary rehabilitation program.
Yohannes AM, Connolly MJ (2004) Pulmonary rehabilitation programmes in the UK: a national representative survey.
The nine chapters in this handbook explain the collaborative self-management education and exercise components of pulmonary rehabilitation programs, discuss common psychosocial issues facing people who participate in pulmonary rehabilitation, and recommend program modifications for patients with 13 conditions.
In our pulmonary rehabilitation program, 54% of participants have a 6MWD of greater than 350 metres at baseline and thus their capacity to improve BODE score is limited.
When confronting diseases that are yet to be prevented, far less cured, pulmonary rehabilitation arises as the best possibility focused on diminishing the impact of the disease on the lives of those who endure it, and also on diminishing its social and economic consequences.
Jones, PhD, titled "Helium-Hyperoxia, a novel intervention to improve the benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation for patients with COPD.
For chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), in particular, non-pharmacological treatments include smoking cessation strategies, pulmonary rehabilitation, ventilatory support, endobronchial treatments and various forms of surgical treatments including bullectomy, lung volume reduction surgery and lung transplantation.