Rafael Viégas Cremonese

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OBJECTIVE In clinical intensive care practice, weaning from mechanical ventilation is accompanied by concurrent early patient mobilization. The aim of this study was to compare the success of extubation performed with patients seated in an armchair compared to extubation with patients in a supine position. METHODS A retrospective study, observational and(More)
We congratulate the authors on their article entitled " Out-of-bed extubation: a feasibility study " , which was published in this journal. The issue addressed by this article is extremely important for professionals who work in intensive care units and are looking for paradigm shifts, particularly with respect to the mobilization of chronically critically(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the functional and psychological features of patients immediately after discharge from the intensive care unit. METHODS Prospective cohort study. Questionnaires and scales assessing the degree of dependence and functional capacity (modified Barthel and Karnofsky scales) and psychological problems (Hospital Anxiety and Depression(More)
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