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ICU Management

Measuring Physical Function of ICU Patients

2016 24 Jan

The Acute Care Index of Function (ACIF) — developed for neurological patients — can be used to measure physical function in ICU patients, according to a study published in the journal Heart & Lung . ACIF scores also strongly predict the likelihood of discharge home compared to another facility. Early mobilisation of ICU patients results in shorter... Read more