Table 11-59Early vs. delayed mobilisation - Clinical summary of findings

OutcomeInterventionControlRelative riskAbsolute effectQuality
Independent to transfer at day 716/29 (55.2%)4/31 (12.9%)RR 4.28 (1.62 to 11.3)423 more per 1000 (from 80 more to 1329 more)Moderate
Independent to step at day 710/29 (34.5%)23/31 (74.2%)RR 0.46 (0.27 to 0.8)401 fewer per 1000 (from 148 fewer to 542 fewer)Moderate
Discharged to home5/29 (17.2%)1/31 (3.2%)RR 5.34 (0.66 to 43.06)140 more per 1000 (from 11 fewer to 1357 more)Low
Discharged to fast stream rehab8/29 (27.6%)14/31 (45.2%)RR 0.61 (0.3 to 1.24)176 fewer per 1000 (from 316 fewer to 108 more)Low
Discharged to slow stream rehab14/29 (48.3%)16/31 (51.6%)RR 0.94 (0.56 to 1.55)31 fewer per 1000 (from 227 fewer to 284 more)Low
Discharged to nursing home1/29 (3.4%)0/31 (0%)RR 3.2 (0.14 to 75.55)0 more per 1000 (from 0 fewer to 0 more)Low
Mortality1/29 (3.4%)0/31 (0%)RR 3.2 (0.14 to 75.55)0 more per 1000 (from 0 fewer to 0 more)Low
Mean walking distance, metres82.55 (0.5-400)34.7 (5-103)N/A-(a)Moderate
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An absolute effect could not be calculated as the study did not provide a mean, only a range.

From: 11, Mobilisation strategies

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