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mobilization

 [mo″bĭ-lĭ-za´shun]
1. the process of making a fixed part movable by separating it from surrounding structures so that it is accessible for an operative procedure.
2. the release of a substance stored in the body into the circulation for bodily use.
3. the assembling or preparation of something in response to a need.
family mobilization in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as making use of family strengths to influence patient's health in a positive direction.
joint mobilization passive movement of a joint to restore motion or relieve pain. Small oscillatory motions that do not stretch the capsular or other soft tissue structures are often used for reducing pain, while larger (grade III or IV) oscillatory or sustained motions are used to stretch structures and restore accessory or joint play motions. Movements are slow enough that the patient can voluntarily stop them. See also joint manipulation.
stapes mobilization surgical correction of immobility of the stapes in treatment of deafness.

mo·bi·li·za·tion

(mō'bi-li-zā'shŭn),
1. Making movable; restoring the power of motion in a joint.
See also: mobilize.
2. The act or the result of the act of mobilizing; exciting a hitherto quiescent process into physiologic activity.
See also: mobilize.
3. The process by which a conjugative plastid brings about the transfer from one cell to another of DNA.

mobilization

/mo·bi·li·za·tion/ (mo″bĭ-lĭ-za´shun) the rendering of a fixed part movable.
stapes mobilization  surgical correction of immobility of the stapes in treatment of deafness.

mo·bi·li·za·tion

(mō'bi-lī-zā'shŭn)
1. Making movable; restoring the power of motion in a joint.
2. The act or the result of the act of mobilizing; exciting a hitherto quiescent process into physiologic activity.

mobilization

The process of relieving stiffness or restoring the full range of movement in a joint or a person, usually after illness or injury or after prolonged forced immobility. Local mobilization after fractures, joint or joint capsule disorders or other injuries may require PHYSIOTHERAPY or even manipulation under anaesthesia.

Mobilization

Making movable, restoring the power of motion in a joint. Movement which increases joint mobility.
Mentioned in: Contractures

mobilization

restoration of range of joint movement or tissue mobility by mechanical therapy

mobilization

the rendering of a fixed part movable.
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Furthermore, the DOD and the RegAF count time served during voluntary mobilizations as part of dwell time.
Involuntary mobilizations and any resulting public response constitute a critical check and balance, and the law requires it.
If you are interested in attending this meeting on behalf of WILPF, or if your contacts in other organizations want to use this meeting as a point of entry into the mobilization building process, please contact Pat O'Brien at patob777@verizon.
The core message of this mobilization is, in this way, essentially reciprocal.
I care for patients for whom I performed stapes mobilization 25 years ago, and patients operated on by my father 50 years ago, who still have normal hearing and who achieved it with minimal risk of sensorineural hearing loss.
Stapes mobilization and stapedectomy are both excellent operations.
Since treatment is authorized only during the time between the alert of the unit and its arrival at the mobilization platform, a unit commander and staff may find it difficult to coordinate multiple dental appointments for significant percentages of the unit's Soldiers who are DFC 3 while attending to those numerous other premobilization requirements.
COL Bodenheim is the Individual Mobilization Augmentation Commander, Reserve Affairs.
While a return to the intention of phased mobilization would help somewhat, the S1 and especially S4 leadership and staff face an especially difficult position while mobilizing.
The monetary difficulty here is that mobilization orders only allow 100 percent of a unit's strength to mobilize.
Estimated contract revenues exclude revenues for mobilization, demobilization, contract preparation and client reimbursables.
In addition, a survey by the National Safety Council showed fatalities went down by more than 35 percent during last May's Operation ABC Mobilization.

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