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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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2 Ambulation status Ambulated 25 20 Not ambulated 100 80 Etiology Falling from a height 55 44 Motor vehicle accident 34 27.
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.
The primary and secondary research questions were as follows: Does the type of art on the walls make a difference in the distance and frequency patients ambulated after surgery?
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.
On level surfaces, every subject ambulated with a 2-point gait pattern using his or her straight cane.
Phase II part I consisted of the participants ambulating with a SW and a PWW for 6 minutes and part II of Phase II, the same participants ambulated for 12 minutes instead of 6 minutes.
Four patients who ambulated prematurely were excluded from the analyses of between-group differences in excess hours of bedrest.
With the use of a rolling walker, she ambulated (10) feet, rested briefly in a chair, then walked another 20 feet, all with contact guard assistance and weight bearing as tolerated.
The speed at which subjects ambulated in the gymnasium and apartment setting was calculated to be above this critical level for all subjects.
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.