Source: Clinical Rehabilitation 2015, 29(9), 844-54
Date of publication: September 2015
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: the authors carried out a systematic review of the literature to discover any effects of early mobilization after hip or knee joint replacement surgery on length of stay in an acute hospital; finding that early mobilization can result in a reduced length of stay of 1.8 days without an increase in negative outcomes.
Length of publication: 11 pages
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Acknowledgement: Clinical Rehabilitation