Journal article

Expert consensus and recommendations on safety criteria for active mobilization of mechanically ventilated critically ill adults

Carol L Hodgson, Kathy Stiller, Dale M Needham, Claire J Tipping, Megan Harrold, Claire E Baldwin, Scott Bradley, Sue Berney, Lawrence R Caruana, Doug Elliott, Margot Green, Kimberley Haines, Alisa M Higgins, Kirsi-Maija Kaukonen, Isabel Anne Leditschke, Marc R Nickels, Jennifer Paratz, Shane Patman, Elizabeth H Skinner, Paul J Young Show all

Critical Care (UK) | BIOMED CENTRAL LTD | Published : 2014


Funding Acknowledgements

CH conceived of the study, chaired the consensus meeting, coordinated the group and drafted the manuscript. KS provided expert advice on content and manuscript preparation. DN coordinated and chaired the international meeting and recommendations. CT and CH performed the systematic review. MH conceived the traffic-light system of reporting safety of mobilization. SW provided expert advice about the process and manuscript content. All (CH, KS, DN, CT, MH, CB, SB, SueB, LC, DE, MG, KH, AH, KMK, IL, MN, JP, SP, ES, PY, JZ, LD, SW) authors provided information from previous studies, both published and unpublished. All authors provided expert input regarding the recommendations and read and approved the final manuscript. CH was supported by an Early Career Research Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia and the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, Monash University. ES was supported employed by Western Health.