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Synonyms for ambulate

to go on foot

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walk about

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Most of the ambulated patients were able to ambulate without any assistive orthosis.
In contrast to interpreting the present results as demonstrating that earlier ambulation (implying that not all patients were ambulated as soon as possible) results in shorter LOS and DC home, a plausible, alternate explanation is that the ability to ambulate earlier, as a marker of clinical status, is associated with the better outcomes.
Advocate for Oklahoma to formulate and adopt legislation that requires all hospitals, extended care facilities, free standing surgery units, clinics and any facility in the State of Oklahoma where patients are transferred, repositioned, turned, ambulated or otherwise manually moved by nurses, except of those facilities exempt from state law, to implement policies and procedures for safe patient handling and mobility.
The patient ambulated 1.2 m with a hemi-walker and required maximal assistance.
In the experimental group, patients ambulated 4 hours post-procedure and in the control group, patients ambulated only after 12 to 24 hours bed rest.
Patients may not be turned or ambulated as frequently as we would like, may not eat as much if no time is available for feeding, may not have linens changed or baths given frequently enough, or be taught enough information for us to feel safe about sending them home.
Furthermore, while the predictive model had a sensitivity of 87% (proportion of children who ambulated, who were predicted to do so), prediction of ability to ambulate by discharge was not correct for 22% of all children investigated.
The patients in the control group were neurologically intact, ambulated patients with musculoskeletal symptoms.
The patient was aphasic due to a recent stroke, typically ambulated with a cane and followed commands.
Subjects ambulated with the LLPS using parallel bars during the first three training sessions and trained with crutches from the fourth session onward, gradually building up speed and stamina.
The patient ambulated 25 feet (7.6 meters) while wearing the knee immobilizer, using a standard walker, and requiring minimal assistance.
By end of week 1 pt performed sit to stand with minimal/moderate assistance of 2 from recliner and ambulated 180 feet with 2 standing rest breaks with contact guard assistance of 2 using upper extremity support on TAH console.
One important reason relates to caregiving: Because residents are often older, frailer and more cognitively impaired than those living outside long-term care facilities, they might `give way' suddenly, without warning, when being transferred or ambulated. Indeed, the most common causes of nursing home falls are weakness and gait problems, accounting for 24% of falls.