Getting patients up, dressed and moving can prevent deconditioning – Vincent Baxter
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Getting patients up, dressed and moving can prevent deconditioning – Vincent Baxter

Imagine you’re an 80-year-old who has just had an operation. Lying in bed after a few hours you are starting to wheeze and cough and discolored patches are appearing on your elbows, apparently caused by pushing yourself up onto your pillows. The prospect of pneumonia or pressure ulcers, both associated with extended time in bed, … Continue reading