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Related to impaired walking: walking disease
1. progressing on foot.
impaired walking a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as a limitation of independent movement within the environment on foot.
sleep walking sleepwalking.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Limitation of independent movement within the environment on foot. locomotion;
See also: walking
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