Definition of bed rest in English:

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bed rest

noun

Confinement of an invalid to bed as part of treatment.
Example sentences
  • One of the most dramatic has been the abandonment of bed rest as a treatment for low back pain and its replacement by early activity and exercise.
  • This may range from limiting normal activities to complete bed rest for three to five days.
  • He was admitted for bed rest and physiotherapy.

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