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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 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 ...

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 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 previewPhysical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant - E-Book (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 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 previewAACN Advanced Critical Care Nursing (2008)


The use of sequential compression devices intraoperatively and postoperatively concomitant with early ambulation is an excellent preventive measure. Anticoagulation, at the physician's discretion, may be necessary until the patient is fully ...

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 previewThe Encyclopedia of Aging (2006)

Fourth Edition, 2-Volume Set 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 ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1853)

by John Oswald, Joseph Thomas, James Lynd

Ambulant, ambulation. Ambulo. Ambustion.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Disability (2005)

by Gary L Albrecht

Stability during ambulation can be enhanced through the use of common devices such as canes and walkers. Canes are available in several designs, from a single tip to a “quad”-tip base for added stability. Different styles of walkers are also ...

Google previewThe Globe dictionary of the English language (1873)

by English language

AMBULATION. 15. AMPLITUDE. Azfcbul aft rn , {laa-bu-lXshurQ n. The act of walking about. aiMatoy, farn'bd-la-tor-e) *. Any part of a noildiDg intended for walking in, aa a cloister or partuxx Awifrsssearis, (azn'biis-kad) n. fit imboscar.) A ljiar ...

Google previewAn Universal Etymological English Dictionary (1751)

Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue by Nathan Bailey

AMBULATION, a walking L. AMBULATION [in Physickj the spreading of a Gangrene.

Google previewDictionary of the Language of the Micmac Indians (1888)

Who Reside in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton and Newfoundland by Silas Tertius Rand

Ambulation, Pemeëmk ; Pëmadimk'.

Google previewJablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations (2008)

by Stanley Jablonski

alveolar gas; ambulation;ampere; amphetamine ; ...

Google previewA Dictionary (1841)

English and Burmese by Charles Lane

Ambulation, ...

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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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