Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Activities of Daily Living

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_51

Definition

Activity: The execution of a task or action by an individual. Activities of daily living refers to normal physical activity such as getting out of bed, walking (initially with support), sitting, and personal toileting.

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