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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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Thus we conducted this study to compare the effects of two 8- and 24-session cardiac rehabilitation programs by aerobic exercise on left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF), diastolic function, and VO2 max (measured using exercise tolerance test (ETT) or Brace protocol) after CABG.
Clearly then, a safe cardiac rehabilitation program would need to address those aerobic capacity criteria as one of the many necessary requirements for determining safety to return to work.
In New Zealand, evidence-based guidelines are available to facilitate health-care professionals' delivery of cardiac rehabilitation (New Zealand Guidelines Group, 2002).
As the newest demonstration of the Company's dedication to patients' care throughout their treatment journey, the ZynxCare Cardiac Rehabilitation module supports inpatient and outpatient facilities to standardize care and connect interdisciplinary care team members as cardiac patients transition through various care venues.
Fortunately, we're able to offer our patients quick access to cardiac rehabilitation, which is very effective in preventing readmission to hospital.
Between May 1999 and May 2002, 244 patients 75 years and younger with recent acute myocardial infarction (MI) or coronary artery bypass graft surgery participated in either standard or extended cardiac rehabilitation groups.
Researchers at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre explored multiple strategies to increase referrals to cardiac rehabilitation programs at 11 hospitals across Ontario, including using a discharge checklist for doctors and allied health professionals, electronic referral in medical records and talking with patients at the bedside.
Exercise training and cardiac rehabilitation in primary and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease.
A significant problem is that fewer than 30 percent of bypass surgery patients choose cardiac rehabilitation to aid their recovery.
She said: "I wanted to thank the cardiac rehabilitation team for their care and support, I see the benefits of my care every day and hope my donation will help not only me but other patients in the future.
Other topics include cardiac rehabilitation in women and children, asymptomatic upper extremity deep vein thrombosis after cardiac surgery, and treating depression and anxiety during cardiac rehabilitation.
Statistics show the need for effective cardiac rehabilitation programmes to prevent the advancement of the disease and secondary cardiac events.