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ambulate

(am′byŭ-lāt″) [L. ambulare, to move about]
To walk or move about freely.
ambulation (am″byŭ-lā′shŏn)
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At the time of testing, four participants were able to use the exoskeletal device independently with no assistance, three needed minimal assistance consisting of light assistance and supervision, and one needed moderate assistance to ambulate.
No individuals with complete tetraplegia were able to ambulate at followup (Waters, Adkins, Yakura, & Sie, 1993a).
For patients who were not initially able to ambulate 20 m, the 20-ft course was used to record gait speed.
Prior functional status -- Medical/ surgical diagnosis -- Person at home to assist -- Patient's ability to transfer and ambulate -- Patient's cognitive status -- Home environment (for instance stairs or handicap accessible)-- Community resources available (VNA, meals on wheels) -- Patient's level of pain and how well pain is controlled -- Patient's financial resources -- Patient's insurance -- MD recommendation -- Family preference of discharge destination -- Patient's preference of discharge destination -- Other -- Other -- Other -- 10.
This is too broad a statement with no reference to underlying reasons the resident is not currently able to ambulate 150 feet.
Mobility restrictions also can cause acute retention; patients won't be able to void spontaneously until they are well enough to ambulate.
AMBLE MARCH STEP AMBULATE PACE STRIDES HIKE SAUNTER STROLL E C A P Y E S T H E Y S C A P N M R E A A L E L A M B U L A T E R Y H N O O S F C I S T R O L L H I K E L B M A T S T R I D E S
This patient, whose ADL score is 8, needs the assistance of one caregiver to transfer, ambulate, dress, and toilet because of inactivity during this acute illness.
As Okamoto pens her multiple literary strategies, underscoring her protagonists' facial muscles, bodily movements, exquisite forms, grace, and sensuality as they ambulate throughout the pages, sometimes as light as air, at other instances weighted down with the problems of this earth, she succeeds in engraving them in the reader's mind.
Naively, I thought through the timing of having a second child--Brian would get braces at this time; he'll ambulate at some later time; after that, we could have a baby.
It is during this time that the child is able to ambulate and begin to focus on manual dexterity.
To be included in the study, subjects had to be over 18 years old, use an assistive device for gait, have the ability to ambulate at least 10 m without rest, and be able to give informed consent.