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This is an excellent survey of the factors involved in early ambulation. Physiological principles of early ambulation are reviewed in a comprehensive and concise manner with clear differentiation of the terms "early ambulation" as opposed to "early rising."
The literature bearing on the subject is summarized and an excellent author reference listing is given.
Space is devoted to discussion of the physiopathological effects on the systems of the body of surgical procedures, and the accentuation of these effects by inactivity. The employment of various surgical technics and incisions is discussed in relationship to early ambulation. The importance of following physiologic
Early Ambulation and Related Procedures in Surgical Management.. Ann Intern Med. ;27:1050. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-27-6-1050_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;27(6):1050.
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