Purpose: The purpose of the study was to explore the impact of graded early mobilization on psychomotor status of patients with mechanical ventilation.
Objectives: To measure the effect of early mobilization on days first out of bed, other motor function, psychological status and length of ICU stay of mechanically ventilated
Methodology: This was a single case study. Sample was selected from BRB Hospitals Limited of Dhaka using convenient sampling method and according to selection criteria.
A precise semi structured questionnaire was used for data collection.
Graded early mobilization was provided as intervention to the participant by a Professional qualified physiotherapist for 10 sessions. Another senior physiotherapist was
assigned as data collector. He assessed the participant’s Functional Independence Measure (FIM) score and Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7 point (GAD-7) score during
discharge from ICU.
Results: It was found that Functional Independence Measure (FIM) score was 65 which means the participant was very much independent during discharge from ICU. The
finding of GAD-7 was 04, which indicates that the participant was free from any psychological problems.
Conclusion: This study showed that graded early mobilization was effective to improve mechanically ventilated patients motor and psychological status.