Upper limb exercise prescription following cardiac surgery via median sternotomy: a web survey.

Abstract

PURPOSE Following cardiac surgery via median sternotomy, patients are routinely advised to adhere to upper limb restrictions to prevent the development of sternal complications. However, there is no definitive evidence to support the clinical application of such restrictions. The purpose of this study was to investigate current physiotherapy practice… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/HCR.0000000000000053

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