Early Mobilization: Update and Physician Perspective (Video)
Schweickert W | 2014

In this 30min video, Dr. William Schweickert of University of Pennsylvania, details the importance of early mobility in critically ill patients and how to bridge the implementation gap.  He also summarizes findings from his recent work on the recent publication: A Survey Of International Practices And Infrastructure To Support Early Mobilization which showed that <30% of global ICU’s have a written early mobility protocol and known barriers can be overcome.  He concludes with a proposed framework for early mobilization and practical advice to get started.

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  • Care Settings: Acute Care
  • Clinical Focus: Early Mobility