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Table 1 Frequency of rehabilitation exercises performed for patients undergoing mechanical ventilation

From: Current rehabilitation practices in intensive care units: a preliminary survey by the Japanese Society of Education for Physicians and Trainees in Intensive Care (JSEPTIC) Clinical Trial Group

  Frequently, N (%) Occasionally, N (%) Never, N (%) Unknown, N (%)
Joint range of motion exercises 249 (78.3) 61 (19.2) 7 (2.2) 1 (0.3)
Sitting upright or sitting in a chair 207 (65.1) 91 (28.6) 16 (5.0) 4 (1.3)
Standing 134 (42.1) 134 (42.1) 41 (12.9) 9 (2.9)
Respiratory muscle training 105 (33.0) 155 (48.7) 46 (14.5) 12 (3.8)
Walking 63 (19.8) 135 (42.4) 111 (34.9) 9 (2.9)
Neuromuscular electrical stimulation 4 (1.3) 45 (14.2) 243 (76.4) 26 (8.1)
Cycle ergometer 7 (2.2) 42 (13.2) 248 (78.0) 21 (6.6)
  1. Frequencies reported above may include multiple responders from a single institution