Health-related quality of life and physical recovery after a critical illness: a multi-centre randomised controlled trial of a home-based physical rehabilitation program

Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd.
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Citation:
Critical Care, 2011, 15 (3), pp. 1 - 10
Issue Date:
2011-01
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Introduction: Significant physical sequelae exist for some survivors of a critical illness. There are, however, few studies that have examined specific interventions to improve their recovery, and none have tested a home-based physical rehabilitation program incorporating trainer visits to participants homes. This study was designed to test the effect of an individualised eight-week home-based physical rehabilitation program on recovery.
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