6 terms

Ambulation, Transfering, and Range of Motion Vocab

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