Journal article

Barriers and facilitators to early rehabilitation in mechanically ventilated patients-a theory-driven interview study

Shannon L Goddard, Fabiana Lorencatto, Ellen Koo, Louise Rose, Eddy Fan, Michelle E Kho, Dale M Needham, Gordon D Rubenfeld, Jill J Francis, Brian H Cuthbertson

JOURNAL OF INTENSIVE CARE | BMC | Published : 2018

Abstract

Background: Despite a supportive evidence base and a push to implement, the uptake of early rehabilitation in critical care has been inconsistent. The objective of this study was to explore barriers and facilitators to early rehabilitation for critically ill patients receiving invasive mechanical ventilation. Methods: Using the Theoretical Domains Framework (TDF) of behavior change, we conducted semi-structured interviews exploring barriers and facilitators to early rehabilitation among four purposively sampled ICU clinician groups (nurses, rehabilitation professionals, respiratory therapists, and physicians). The TDF is a comprehensive framework of 14 "construct domains," synthesized from 3..

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