Mobilizing patients in the intensive care unit improving neuromuscular weakness and physical function, Needham D, JAMA, Oct 2008
Needham, D | JAMA | 2008

This grand rounds presentation and assocaited articles summarizes the challenges patients and hospitals face with immobility, provides the historical background on the matter, and reviews the evidence supporting an early mobility protocol. It then discusses Johns Hopkins experience implementing such a protocol.

  • Care Settings: Acute Care
  • Clinical Focus: Early Mobility
  • Content Type: Journal Articles
  • Reference: Needham, D. JAMA. 2008;300(14):1685-1690.