Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Implementation in Intensive Care Units: A Survey Study


ÇAKMAK A., İNAL İNCE D., SAĞLAM M., SAVCI S., VARDAR YAĞLI N., ÇALIK KÜTÜKCÜ E., ...More

TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL, vol.20, no.2, pp.114-119, 2019 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/turkthoracj.2018.18107
  • Journal Name: TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.114-119
  • Keywords: Intensive care units, physical therapy, physiotherapy
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Physiotherapy in the intensive care unit (ICU) improves patient outcomes. We aimed to determine the characteristics of physiotherapy practice and critical barriers toward applying physiotherapy in ICUs.