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ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 4, 2016

2016 30 Nov

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Early Mobilisation in ICU: From Concept to Reality - Four Steps to Change Patient Outcomes

2016 30 Nov

For years, 28-day survival was the holy grail of ICU physicians. As ICU survival continues to improve, a high proportion of these ICU survivors experience significant cognitive, psychological, and physically disabling side effects of their ICU stay. These consequences of critical illness, regardless of their admitting diagnosis, have a dramatic impact... Read more

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Early Mobilisation Programme for Kids Safe, Effective

2016 19 Oct

Evaluation of a pilot mobilisation programme in the paediatric critical care unit at Johns Hopkins University found that it is effective and safe in reducing sedation and boosting early mobility. The most commonly reported barrier to early mobilisation after PICU Up! implementation was availability of appropriate equipment. But a change in mindset is... Read more

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Implementing Early Mobilisation: Practical Tips

2016 04 Jul

While the evidence for the benefits of early mobilisation in the intensive care unit (ICU) is clear, practical guidance on tools and methods to translate evidence into practice is lacking.A recently published paper sets out a strategy for safe mobilisation by a multidisciplinary team that includes doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and support staff.... Read more


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