Case study: pioneering early mobilisation in a cardiac intensive care unit

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Early mobilisation after open heart surgery reduced ventilation days by a mean of 4 days and reduced cardiac intensive care stay by a mean of 6 days.

This project which came about through the Green Ward Competition at Southampton in 2018, was evaluated for its impact on the triple bottom line of environmental, social and financial sustainability (see https://susqi.org).

 

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Centre for Sustainable Healthcare and University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

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February, 2021

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