Managing the Interface of Sedation, Weakness and ICU Rehabilitation

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Schweickert, MD, William
Sedation; Weakness; ICU Rehabilitation; grand round; pulmonary and critical care medicine; Thomas Jefferson University Hospital; United States; Pennsylvania
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Overall Goals and Objectives: 1. To review the epidemiology of weakness acquired by patients with critical illness.2. To describe the relationship between immobility, sedation and ICU-acquired weakness.3. To detail pivotal clinical studies of early exercise and mobilization in ICU patients.4. To discuss practical implementation of an early exercise and mobilization program, including criteria for consultation, therapy progression, and tracking outcomes.