Search Tag: patient recovery

ICU Management

Evaluating physical functioning in ICU patients

2017 10 Oct

Measuring physical functioning is important in the intensive care unit (ICU) to help inform patient recovery after critical illness, to identify patients who may require rehabilitation interventions, and to monitor responsiveness to such interventions, according to a viewpoint article in the journal Critical Care."Impairment in physical functioning... Read more

Cardiology Management

Exercise after Heart Attack Improves Recovery

2015 04 Aug

A new study published in the American Journal of Physiology–Heart and Circulatory Physiology  investigates whether regular exercise helps the heart even after a heart attack occurs. It is well established that exercise promotes heart health but since other lifestyle factors also cause heart disease, regular physical activity may not be enough to prevent... Read more