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The role of physiotherapy in Enhanced Recovery after Surgery in the intensive care unit

2017 15 Sep

Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) is an evidence-based, multimodal approach to optimising patient outcomes following surgery. The role of physiotherapy within ERAS and intensive care units (ICU) is important. Patients admitted to an ICU following elective major surgery may suffer from physical, psychological and cognitive problems, which can impact... Read more

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Physical rehabilitation in the ICU: understanding the evidence

2017 15 Sep

Reviews the latest evidence evaluating physical rehabilitation in the intensive care unit setting and future directions for the field.   Survivors of critical illness frequently experience poor physical outcomes, including persistent impairments in muscle strength, exercise capacity and physical function (Pfoh et al. 2016; Herridge et al. 2011; Dinglas... Read more

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ICU Physical Therapy: Effects of Checklist Use

2017 03 Jan

In a retrospective study on the effect of the daily use of an electronic checklist on physical rehabilitation consultation in ICU patients, Mayo Clinic researchers found that it is associated with increased number of occupational therapy/physical therapy (OT/PT) consults when compared to patients with no checklist use. The findings are published in... Read more

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6th Annual Johns Hopkins Critical Care Rehabilitation Conference

2016 15 Nov

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Volume 16 - Issue 3, 2016

2016 27 Sep

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Intensive Care Syndrome: Promoting Independence and Return to Employment (InS:PIRE)

2016 27 Sep

A New Model for ICU Rehabilitation It is now well established that many patients ‏and caregivers suffer physical, psychological ‏and social problems in the years ‏and months following critical care discharge ‏(Herridge et al. 2011). Similar to many centres, ‏our intensive care unit (ICU) had no follow-up ‏service available to support patients through... Read more

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5th Annual Johns Hopkins Critical Care Rehabilitation Conference

2016 08 Sep

Interdisciplinary collaboration and coordination is vital to facilitate early mobility and rehabilitation in the intensive care unit (ICU) setting. A recent stakeholders’ conference aimed at improving long-term outcomes for ICU survivors identified important ‘silos’ among critical care and rehabilitation clinicians working in the ICU, with these ‘silos’... Read more

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China International Medical Devices Exhibition 2016

2016 22 Feb

2016 The 18th China (Shanghai) International Medical Devices Exhibition  (CMEH) covers an area of over 30,000 square meters and has 1,200 standard exhibition booths, creating the world’s first-class event in medical device industry. CMEH has been awarded “The Most Valuable Trade Show to Attend in 2016” by the association Read more

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22nd Medical Fair India

2016 04 Feb

Medical Fair India is a 3 day event being held from 11th March to the 13th March 2016 at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) in Mumbai, India. This event showcases product from Medical & Pharmaceutical, Scientific Instruments, Research & Development, Ayurvedic & Herbal, Natural & Organic industries. Read more