Integrating a  Multidisciplinary Mobility Programme into Intensive Care Practice (IMMPTP): A Multicentre Collaborative
Bassett RD, et al. | Intensive and Critical Care Nursing | 2012

This article describes an initiative to implement an evidence-based early mobility continuum into current ICU culture in 8 hospitals in the United States. This multicenter initiative included process design, culture change, and education. 130 patients were evaluated and the results showed substantial utilization of physical therapy within 24 hours of admission and a reduction in ventilator days (3.0 days pre vs. 2.1 days post; p=0.06).

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  • Care Settings: Acute Care
  • Clinical Focus: Early Mobility
  • Content Type: Journal Articles
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  • Reference: Bassett RD, Vollman K, Brandwene L, Murray T. Integrating a  Multidisciplinary Mobility Programme into Intensive Care Practice (IMMPTP): A Multicentre Collaborative. Intensive Critical Care Nursing. 2012; 28:88-97.