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Definition of the noun ambulation

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noun - plural: ambulations

  1. walking about
    • example: the hospital encouraged early ambulation
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: walk / walking = the act of traveling by foot

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Google previewAmbient Assisted Living and Home Care (2012)

4th International Workshop, IWAAL 2012, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, December 3-5, 2012, Proceedings by Jose Bravo, Ramón Hervás, Marcela Rodriguez

Ambulation is a monitoring system of mobility that uses Android and Nokia N95 mobile phones to automatically detect the mobility of the user mode. The interaction that the user needs with the phone is turn it on and keep it with him throughout ...

Google previewOrthopaedic Rehabilitation of the Athlete (2014)

Getting Back in the Game by Bruce Reider, George Davies, Matthew T Provencher

Pain-free and symmetrical ambulation is the primary goal. As patient progresses, speed and duration can be increased. Sport-Specific Exercises • Sport-specific upper limb activities such as throwing can be resumed in Phase II.

Google previewMaternity Nursing (2013)

An Introductory Text by Gloria Leifer

Early ambulation is the primary prevention for this condition. Assessment and Management A number of conditions during pregnancy mimic thrombosis. Symptoms of superficial thrombosis and DVT vary, but the woman generally complains of ...

Google previewBlueprints Q and As for Step 2 (2007)

by Michael S. Clement

While decreased ambulation is a risk factor for DVTs, it is not specific to the pregnant state. However, there are some complications of pregnancy that require bed rest. These patients should be placed on heparin or other DVT prophylaxis.

Google previewSabiston Textbook of Surgery (2016)

by Courtney M. Townsend Jr., R. Daniel Beauchamp, B. Mark Evers, Kenneth L. Mattox

Furthermore, early ambulation is an effective means of preventing respiratory complications. With sufficient analgesics, even patients on continuous ventilatory support can be out of bed and in a chair. The most common sources of sepsis are ...

Google previewIntroduction to Physical Therapy for Physical Therapist Assistants (2010)

by Olga Dreeben-Irimia

Gait training, also called ambulation, involves learning the action of walking or moving about freely. Ambulation is a functional activity that can be initiated early in the rehabilitation process. Many patients are not able to ambulate without using ...

Google previewSaunders' Q & A Review for the Physical Therapy Board Examination (2010)

by Brad Fortinberry, SAUNDERS

Functional ambulation is an important goal, but choice B is an unrealistic goal for the patient to accomplish in a 2- or 3-day period. This choice lists the stages of control in the correct order. Choice D is the correct treatment. Strengthening is not ...

Google previewGerioperative Nursing Care (2011)

Principles and Practices of Surgical Care for the Older Adult by Dr. Raelene V. Shippee-Rice, PhD, RN, Dr. Susan Fetzer, PhD, RN, MBA, Jennifer V. Long, CRNA, CRNP, MS, Alexandra Armitage, MS, CNL, APRN

Progressing to ambulation is a primary intervention for preventing postoperative complications and promoting psychological and physical well-being. When gerioperative patients are unable to ambulate, encouraging multiple transfers ...

Google previewPhysical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant (2013)

by Mary Beth Early

Functional ambulation is a goal for many OT clients. Functional ambulation, a subcomponent of functional mobility, is the purposeful application of the mobility training taught to the client to enable movement from one position or place to ...

Google previewAmbulatory Anesthesia, An Issue of Anesthesiology Clinics, (2014)

by Jeffrey Apfelbaum

Time to ambulation is the time of block resolution. Time to discharge (minutes) is release from PACU and is 171,224, and 238 for chloroprocaine (CP), lidocaine, and bupivacaine, respectively. (From Hejtmanek MR, Pollock JE. Chloroprocaine ...

Google previewNeurobiology of Disease (2016)

by Michael V. Johnston, Ali Fatemi

Functional ambulation is the wish of each child and parent and may be possible, depending on the level of the lesion and on intact function of the iliopsoas muscles. Almost every child with a sacral or lumbosacral lesion obtains functional ...

Google previewNursing Interventions & Clinical Skills (2015)

by Anne Griffin Perry, Patricia A. Potter, Wendy Ostendorf

Ambulation is the most significant nursing intervention to prevent postoperative complications. Mobility promotes circulation, lung expansion, and peristalsis. Postural hypotension is caused by sudden position changes. Nausea and vomiting ...

Google previewEvidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice (2007)

Third Edition by Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN, DeAnne Zwicker, DrNP, APRN, BC, Mathy Mezey, EdD, RN, FAAN, Terry T. Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, Deanna Gray-Miceli, DSNSc, APRN, FAANP

Ambulation is a critical skill necessary for self-care in the hospital and posthospital discharge. It is also a sensitive indicator of acute health changes. Therefore, the ability to ambulate should not be assessed only by self- or proxy report but also ...

Google previewGreenberg's Text-atlas of Emergency Medicine (2005)

by Michael I. Greenberg

Painful ambulation is the most common complication associated with plantar warts. The area may become su- perinfected after treatment or debridement of the wart.2 ...

Google previewSpinal Cord Injuries (2008)

Management and Rehabilitation by Sue Ann Sisto, Erica Druin, Martha Macht Sliwinski

As described by Forssberg,69 then Barbeau et al,27 walking for successful community ambulation is a complex task.

Google previewDeLee & Drez's Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (2014)

by Mark D. Miller, Stephen R. Thompson

Flexed knee ambulation is an abnormal postoperative gait assumed by ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aging (2006)

Fourth Edition by Linda S. Noelker, PhD, Kenneth Rockwood, MD, FRCPC, Richard L. Sprott, Ph.D.

“Young-old” - Case-by-case basis Early ambulation Early ambulation full weight bearing Early ambulation FIGURE 3 Algorithm for Hip Fracture Management in the Elderly Extracapsular (a) Stable - Hip compression screw - Cephomedullary ...



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Google previewEncyclopedia of Nursing Research, Third Edition (2011)

by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, Meredith Kazer, PhD, APRN, A/GNP-BC

in intensive care unit patients, how does early ambulation compared with delayed ambulation affect the number of ventilator ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Medicine (2010)

by Lyle J. Micheli, M.D.

Additionally, the interdigital nerves travel over a ligament that runs between the metatarsals, and during ambulation, the nerve can be pressed against this structure; specific foot types (pronated and pes planus) exaggerate this effect.

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Scrabble value of A1M3B3U1L1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 10-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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