Reducing iatrogenic risks: ICU-acquired delirium and weakness crossing the quality chasm, Vasilevskis EE, Chest, Nov 2010
Vasilevskis EE, et al. | CHEST | 2010

This article describes strategies for the implementation of a bundle of evidence-based strategies for reducing mortality due to ICU-acquired delirium and weakness: awakening and breathing coordination, delirium monitoring, and exercise/early mobility. Inadequate technology is cited as a barrier to implementation of early mobility therapy.

  • Care Settings: Acute Care
  • Content Type: Journal Articles
  • Reference: Vasilevskis EE, et al. Chest. 2010;138:1224-1233.