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Mobilization of intensive care patients: a multidisciplinary practical guide for clinicians

Green, Margot; Marzano, Vince; Leditschke, I Anne; Mitchell, Imogen; Bissett, Bernie


OBJECTIVES To describe our experience and the practical tools we have developed to facilitate early mobilization in the intensive care unit (ICU) as a multidisciplinary team. BACKGROUND Despite the evidence supporting early mobilization for improving outcomes for ICU patients, recent international point-prevalence studies reveal that few patients are mobilized in the ICU. Existing guidelines rarely address the practical issues faced by multidisciplinary ICU teams attempting to translate...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of multidisciplinary healthcare
DOI: 10.2147/JMDH.S99811


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