A Moving Moment with the Vapotherm® Transfer Unit

Being confined to an ICU bed is hard for many patients for even a couple of weeks, let alone for over one hundred days. Patient ambulation not only has the benefit of counteracting the harmful effects of prolonged bedrest,[1] but it can improve patient mood.[2] Watch the story of one such ICU patient.

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[1] Babb, T., Levine, B., & Philley, J. (2012). ICU-acquired weakness: an extension of the effects of bed rest. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 185(2), 230-231.
[2] Vouri I. Does Physical Activity Enhance Health? Patient Education and Conuseling. 1998;33(1):S95-S103.