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Table 1 Categories of ambulatory ability

From: Gamma 3 U-Blade lag screws in patients with trochanteric femur fractures: are rotation control lag screws better than others?

1. Independent community ambulator
2. Community ambulatory with cane
3. Community ambulatory with walker/crutches
4. Independent household ambulator
5. Household ambulatory with cane
6. Household ambulatory with walker or crutches
7. Nonfunctional ambulatora
  1. aUsed only for after-fracture ambulation