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Moving to "the floor": Building on your healing  
Abstract:  This handout explains what to expect when a patient is stable enough to leave the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and move to "the floor." This move to another unit in the hospital means the patient needs less monitoring and will be able to have more mobility.
Author: Intensive Care Unit (ICU)/5E, 5SE
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2010, March 1, 2010
UWMC Availability:  Intensive Care Unit (ICU)/5E, 5SE
General Topics:  Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Hospital Stay
Specific Subject(s):  Positive Reinforcement; Patient Care
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

Health Online Citation #3703

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