ICU-based rehabilitation and its appropriate metrics.

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW Survival of critically ill patients is frequently associated with significant functional impairment and reduced health-related quality of life. Early rehabilitation of ICU patients has recently been identified as an important focus for interdisciplinary ICU teams. However, the amount of rehabilitation performed in ICUs is often inadequate… (More)

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@article{Gosselink2012ICUbasedRA, title={ICU-based rehabilitation and its appropriate metrics.}, author={Rik Gosselink and D. M. Needham and Greet Hermans}, journal={Current opinion in critical care}, year={2012}, volume={18 5}, pages={533-9} }