Table 1

Patient characteristics in the medical early mobilisation trials

Schweickert et al 57 Moss et al 55 Morris et al 54 Wright et al 53
Mean age (years)56535662
Matching genderNoYesYesNo
Primary diagnosisAlI
medical
ARDS
medical
ARF
medical
Mixed medical/surgical
Comorbidities
Reported
DiabetesDiabetes, cirrhosis, cancer, renal failure, HIV, organ transplantationNot reportedPre-Morbid
Katz Index
ICU LOS
(days)
6.915.57.85.5
  • ARDS, acute respiratory distress syndrome; ARF, acute respiratory failure; ICU, intensive care unit; LOS, length of stay.