recovery room


Definition of recovery room 

: a hospital room equipped for meeting postoperative emergencies

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The center also includes 40 exam rooms, 24 prep and recovery rooms, and four state-of-the-art operating rooms, with another two coming in the future. Ron Hurtibise,, "Cleveland Clinic readies new $53 million Coral Springs Family Health Center," 13 July 2018 He and my dear friend Amy came into the recovery room with the biggest smiles on their faces. Jennifer Williams, Fox News, "The Daily Spike: The power of a dog during recovery," 1 June 2018 In the recovery room, a quick X-ray showed that the biopsy had gone as planned. Jeffrey E. Poehlmann,, "Opioids are the only way he can manage his cancer pain. Stigma creates more problems," 7 June 2018 For the second act's forward leap to delivery day (signified by Thomas Buderwitz's stunning set transformation from cluttered trailer to maternity ward recovery room), Anderson has rewritten the fifth character of a baby-broker lawyer. Philip Brandes,, "Jane Anderson gives her 'Baby Dance' some smart new steps," 11 May 2018 In the recovery room, Ben waited, playing cards, praying and talking with a small group of family members, including his parents. Emily Sohn, Washington Post, "A tumor growing on her baby’s heart forced this pregnant mom to make a terrifying choice," 29 Apr. 2018 In the recovery room, Ben waited, playing cards, praying and talking with a small group of family members, including his parents. The Washington Post,, "Some people do better exercising at a low-intensity pace," 29 Apr. 2018 In the recovery room following the three-hour surgery, Nora had a series of seizures right in front of us. Lauren Levy, Good Housekeeping, "An Unthinkable Medical Mistake Left Our Daughter with a Severe Brain Injury," 2 Mar. 2018 Mary's caregiving skills played a role from teacher at the School of Nursing to recovery room nurse before her retirement, continuing to fill in when needed., "Mary Diskin," 1 Feb. 2018

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1896, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of recovery room

: a room in a hospital where patients are taken for special care after an operation

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Medical Definition of recovery room 

: a hospital room which is equipped with apparatus for meeting postoperative emergencies and in which surgical patients are kept during the immediate postoperative period for care and recovery from anesthesia abbreviation RR

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