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mobilization

mobilization is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(mō″bĭ-lĭ-zā′shŏn )


1. The process of making a fixed part movable or releasing stored substances, as in restoring motion to a joint, freeing an organ, or making available substances held in reserve in the body as glycogen or fat.
2. In physical therapy and rehabilitation, getting a patient out of bed to ambulate.
3. In an emergency such as a mass casualty, making resources available to respond to or support disaster relief.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Mobilization." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749554/all/joint_mobilization.
Mobilization. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749554/all/joint_mobilization. Accessed July 17, 2019.
Mobilization. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749554/all/joint_mobilization
Mobilization [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749554/all/joint_mobilization.
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