Bernhardt, J., English, C., Johnson, L. & Cumming, TB. (2015). Early mobilization after stroke: Early adoption but limited evidence. Stroke,46(4), 1141-1146. United States: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.007434
In the last decade, increasing attention has been paid to understanding the components of care that might contribute to the stroke unit effect. Early mobilization, in its many guises, is one component of care proposed to contribute to the survival and recovery benefits of stroke unit care. This topical review provides an overview of the current evidence, research, and practice recommendations for early mobilization after stroke.
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