Staff-Perceived Barriers and Facilitators

Winkelman, Chris; Peereboom, Karen
April 2010
Critical Care Nurse;Apr2010 Supplement, pS13
Academic Journal
The article describes a study which examined nurses' perceptions of the barriers to and facilitators of use of progressive mobility. It demonstrates the results of the study collected during an investigation into the feasibility of a protocol to implement early, progressive activity among surgical and medical intensive care unit (ICU) patients. It shows how nurses evaluate patients' readiness for progression from in-bed activity to out-of-bed mobilization.


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