Resting fighters can be found holed up in apartments, and wounded ones fill hospitals and a growing number of convalescent homes.
Downton becomes a convalescent home during the war, bringing in a number of new struggles for the family and the staff.
“convalescent blood transfusions and plasma transfusions may help people who are sick survive the infection,” he says.
It was unpleasant enough at first, though he rather enjoyed the convalescent period.
Lucretia, when convalescent, would also come to the farm to rest and get strong.
He had come to bring some message from the convalescent August, and had been detained by the attraction of adhesion.
Then she helped the convalescent to put on a few loose drapings.
Typhoid fever patients sometimes die suddenly in collapse when they are convalescent.
“Yes, indeed,” responded the convalescent, with beaming face.
Of course, to such an institution a garden and play-ground for the convalescent is an essential requisite.
convalescent con·va·les·cent (kŏn'və-lěs'ənt)
Relating to convalescence. n.
A person who is recovering from an illness, an injury, or a surgical operation.