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Education, Research, and Quality Improvement: Education, Research, and Quality Improvement II |

Mobilization of Patients in Respiratory Step Down Unit: A Novel Nurse-Driven Protocol

Navitha Ramesh, MD; Janvi Paralkar, MD; Aileen Tanafranca; Mary Harris, MD
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Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York, NY


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):622A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.714
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SESSION TITLE: Education, Research, and Quality Improvement II

SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster

PRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

PURPOSE: Mobilization in intensive care units has been demonstrated to improve functional ability and reduce ICU and hospital length of stay in adult patients. Early mobilization has shown to be safe in the ICU setting. There is limited data regarding mobilization of patients in intermediate care units/respiratory step down units(RSDU).

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