Safety of Patient Mobilization and Rehabilitation in the Intensive Care Unit. Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis.
Nydahl P, et al. | Ann Am Thorac Soc. | 2017

Abstract

BACKGROUND:

Early mobilization and rehabilitation of patients in intensive care units (ICUs) may improve physical function, and reduce the duration of delirium, mechanical ventilation, and ICU length of stay. However, safety concerns are an important barrier to widespread implementation.

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  • Care Settings: Acute Care
  • Clinical Focus: Early Mobility
  • Content Type: Journal Articles