Durable Medical Equipment
Medical equipment prescribed by a doctor for use by a patient at home. These reusable items include such things as hospital beds, lifts, wheelchairs, and oxygen equipment.
More Common Terms
- Adult Day Health Care A type of adult day service that offers comprehensive health services in addition to social and support services. Typical facilities will provide on-site nurses, therapists, social workers and other health professionals.
- Pneumonia An infection and inflammation of lungs caused by bacteria, fungus or virus.
- Home Health Agency Health, personal and social care provided in the home to individuals who are functionally or cognitively impaired.