European journal of intensive care medicine

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 35–40

Influence of Early mobilisation on pulmonary function in surgical patients

  • D. Scheidegger
  • L. Bentz
  • G. Piolino
  • C. Pusterla
  • J. P. Gigon
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF00571895

Cite this article as:
Scheidegger, D., Bentz, L., Piolino, G. et al. Europ. J. Intensive Care Med (1976) 2: 35. doi:10.1007/BF00571895

Abstract

This work confirms the generally known decrease in arterial oxygen following surgery.

On the basis of a more rapid restitution of pulmonary function the superiority of mobilization to the usual respiratory exercises is clearly shown.

Key words

Early mobilisation Pulmonary function Atelectasis Postoperative oxygenation 

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Scheidegger
    • 1
  • L. Bentz
    • 1
  • G. Piolino
    • 1
  • C. Pusterla
    • 1
  • J. P. Gigon
    • 1
  1. 1.Hôpital régionalDelémontSwitzerland

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