The study of activity in older ICU patients: an integrative review.

@article{Casey2013TheSO,
  title={The study of activity in older ICU patients: an integrative review.},
  author={Colleen M. Casey},
  journal={Journal of gerontological nursing},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 8},
  pages={12-25; quiz 26-7}
}
The purpose of this study was to review relevant literature on activity of older critically ill patients, including activity interventions conducted in this population, with a focus on activity measurement and technology. Literature published between 1996 and 2012 was reviewed using keywords older adults, inactivity, mobility, progressive mobility, rehabilitation, ambulation, early mobilization, ICU (intensive care unit), and accelerometry using CINAHL, MEDLINE, and the Cochrane Database of… CONTINUE READING

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