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Table 6 Reported in-bed and out-of-bed activities in included studies

From: Early mobilisation in mechanically ventilated patients: a systematic integrative review of definitions and activities

In-bed activity Out-of-bed activity
Range of motion [39, 49, 77, 90, 101] Bed-transfer training [102, 107]
Bridging [37] Sitting at the edge of bed [54, 57, 77]
Turning [36, 44, 73] Sitting in a chair [49, 51, 65, 77],
Transferring [25] Standing [49, 65, 77]
Limb exercise [44, 75] Marching [53, 65, 77]
Self-care activities [44] Ambulating [24, 26, 35, 37, 38, 41, 42, 44, 46, 48, 56, 58, 61, 64,65,66,67,68,69, 71, 72, 76,77,78,79, 85, 93, 100,101,102,103, 107]
Breathing exercise [90]
Electrical stimulation [90]
Sitting in bed [25, 39, 46, 71, 76, 78, 83]
Sitting at the edge of bed [53, 71]
Cycling [42, 53, 83, 90, 91]