During the initial visit, he walked with a rolling walker and two below-knee pros-theses.
What does RW stand for?
RW stands for Rolling Walker (medical product)
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We have 26 other meanings of RW in our Acronym Attic
- Road Wing
- Roaming Warrior (gaming)
- Robbie Williams (british singer)
- Robertson-Walker Metric (an exact solution of Einstein's field theory of relativity)
- Robin Williams (actor)
- Robot Wars (British TV show)
- Roca Wear (clothing line)
- Roger Waters (member of Pink Floyd)
- Roger Wilco (voice chat over IP)
- Roll Wrapping
Samples in periodicals archive:
I've had to relearn to walk more times than I care to count and it took time for me to accept the need to use a cane, then a walker, a rolling walker and now sometimes a wheelchair.
The cases at greatest risk of denial are in-house admissions; residents whose functional status is too high to warrant skilled restorative services, such as those who can ambulate 200 feet with a rolling walker and supervision; residents who have documented mental status deficits that might interfere with high-intensity rehab programming; residents whose documented status in rehab is in direct conflict with other forms of documentation, such as the MDS or nurse's notes; and residents who have had long lengths of stay on rehab.
HUGO Anywhere has introduced the HUGO rollator, a rolling walker with a seat.
A cane or a rolling walker, for example, can prevent falls and show others that the problem is medical--not substance abuse.