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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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7%) 3 (75%) Undesired Events During Physical Therapy Abbreviations: DC, discharge; ICD, implanted cardioverter defibrillator; MAP, mean arterial pressure * 4 patients never stood prior to DC; ([dagger]) 8 patients never ambulated prior to DC; ([double dagger]) Least level of assist during any ambulation post-LVAD implantation.
Quantitative gait data were collected during the first testing session with a motion capture system (Real-Time, Motion Analysis Corporation; Santa Rosa, California) and force plates (Advanced Mechanical Technology Inc; Watertown, Massachusetts) while the subjects ambulated with the LLPS over a level 10 m walkway.
One 200-pound TBI resident had previously ambulated using a rolling platform walker, crossing 200 to 300 feet in 30 minutes, and in doing so requiring two caregivers' assistance because of a tendency to lean to the right side and have the right leg buckle under him.
Patients have been able to be ambulated much sooner than if they had received the traditional manual compression treatment.
On level surfaces, every subject ambulated with a 2-point gait pattern using his or her straight cane.
The speed at which subjects ambulated in the gymnasium and apartment setting was calculated to be above this critical level for all subjects.
8 percent accurate for distance ambulated continuously overground at optimal walking speeds and 98.
VasoSeal received approval in August 1996 for the claim that patients can be ambulated significantly earlier using VasoSeal as compared to manual compression.
Jude Medical products includes clinical data that shows many patients can be safely ambulated in less than 20 minutes and discharged one hour post-ambulation following diagnostic procedures.
The Company announced that the FDA had approved revised VasoSeal labeling that includes the claim that patients who receive VasoSeal can be ambulated significantly earlier than under conventional clinical practice using manual or mechanical compression.
Patients can be ambulated earlier and the need for additional patient care from the recovery room staff can be reduced, increasing both efficiency and productivity.