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Keywords in ATI under Ambulation, Transfering and Range of Motion Nurseskill section


movement away from the midline of the body

active range of motion

the process whereby a patient puts a joint through its full extent of movement


movement toward the midline of the body

base of support

the space between the feet that bears the weight of the body.

assitive device

an object or piece of equipment designed to help a patient with activities of daily living such as a cane, eyeglasses or hearing aid


decrease in size, wasting away or progressive decline of a body part or a tissue

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