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Defining new barriers to mobilisation in a highly active intensive care unit – have we found the ceiling? An observational study

Brock, Christopher; Marzano, Vince; Green, Margot; Wang, Jiali; Neeman, Teresa; Mitchell, Imogen; Bissett, Bernie M


Background Mobilisation of intensive care (ICU) patients attenuates ICU-acquired weakness, but the prevalence is low (12–54%). Better understanding of barriers and enablers may inform practice. Objectives To identify barriers to mobilisation and factors associated with successful mobilisation in our medical /surgical /trauma ICU where mobilisation is well-established. Methods 4-week prospective study of frequency and intensity of mobilisation, clinical factors and barriers (extracted...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Heart and Lung: Journal of Acute and Critical Care
DOI: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2018.04.004


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