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Early Mobility

Clinical Guidelines

  • Delirium Assessment and Management
    American Association of Critical Care Nurses | 2011

    This practice alert makes recommendations on delirium assessment and management. These recommendations include assessing all ICU patients for delirium using validated tools and implementing strategies to decrease delirium risk fators including early exercise.

  • Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Pain, Agitation, and Delirium in Adult Patients in the Intensive Care Unit
    Barr J, et al. | Critical Care Medicine | 2013

    These practice guidelines make recommendations on the management of pain, agitation, and delirium in adult patients in the ICU. The article discusses the association of delirium with increased mortality in adult ICU patients, prolonged ICU and hospital LOS, and the development of post-ICU cognitive impairment. Recommendations include performing early mobilization of adult ICU patients whenever feasible to reduce the incidence and duration of delirium.

  • Safe Patient Handling and Mobility: Interprofessional National Standards
    Matz MW, et al. | American Nurses Association | 2013

    This interprofessional national standard from the American Nurses Association reviews the need for safe patient handling and mobility for healthcare recipients and care providers in terms of safety for all involved. It proposes eight standards that are relevant to those involved regardless of the care setting.

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