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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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The patients who have completed the Cardiac Rehab Programme will become eligible to join the Cardiac Rehabilitation Self-help Group, as part of the maintenance phase that focuses on independence, while helping them maintain a healthy heart.
According to a new study by the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, only one-in-three heart attack survivors go on to complete cardiac rehabilitation programmes in America.
We're seeing people coming to us for cardiac rehabilitation who are as young as their mid- 30s.
Heart patients can also avail one free session of RAK Hospital's cardiac rehabilitation programme from Saturday to October 30 on prior appointment.
The Million Hearts Cardiac Rehabilitation Collaborative, ([paragraph]) a group of over 30 organizations and agencies, has developed an action plan to increase use of cardiac rehab to over 70%.
Topics discussed included cardiac rehabilitation and its provision in Qatar, the health implications of physical inactivity for people with heart problems as well as risk assessment in the prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Complete report on Cardiac Rehabilitation market spread across 103 pages providing 13 company profiles and 125 tables and figures is available at http://www.
It's like going back to school on how to take care of your heart," says Michael Crawford, manager of the Cleveland Clinic Cardiac Rehabilitation Program.
Cardiac rehabilitation is defined by the World Health Organization as "the sum of activities required to favorably influence both the subjective cause of the disease and the physical, mental and social conditions of the patient, allowing patients to preserve or reassume their role in the community as soon as possible" (de Macedo et al.
A UCLA-led study found that just 10 percent of more than 105,000 heart-failure patients entered a cardiac rehabilitation program after being hospitalized, despite evidence that rehab improves quality of life and reduces the likelihood of future hospitalizations.
Multidisciplinary cardiac rehabilitation improves patients' ability to perform activities like walking or climbing stairs.
The World Health Organization has defined secondary prevention cardiac rehabilitation (CR) as "the sum of activities required to favorably influence the underlying cause of the disease as well as the best possible physical, mental, and social conditions so that they may, by their own efforts, preserve or resume as normal a place as possible in the community (WHO, 1993.