"Immobilization" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The restriction of the MOVEMENT of whole or part of the body by physical means (RESTRAINT, PHYSICAL) or chemically by ANALGESIA, or the use of TRANQUILIZING AGENTS or NEUROMUSCULAR NONDEPOLARIZING AGENTS. It includes experimental protocols used to evaluate the physiologic effects of immobility.
- Hypokinesia, Experimental
- Experimental Hypokinesia
- Experimental Hypokinesias
- Hypokinesias, Experimental
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Immobilization" by people in Profiles.
Reduction in Wound Complications After Total Ankle Arthroplasty Using a Compression Wrap Protocol. Foot Ankle Int. 2015 Dec; 36(12):1448-54.
Impact of early mobilization on glycemic control and ICU-acquired weakness in critically ill patients who are mechanically ventilated. Chest. 2014 Sep; 146(3):583-589.
Field immobilization for treatment of an unknown illness in a wild chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) at Gombe National Park, Tanzania: findings, challenges, and lessons learned. Primates. 2014 Jan; 55(1):89-99.
Effect of vacuum spine board immobilization on incidence of pressure ulcers during evacuation of military casualties from theater. Spine J. 2013 Dec; 13(12):1801-8.
Sedation and mobility: changing the paradigm. Crit Care Clin. 2013 Jan; 29(1):67-75.
The treatment of pediatric supracondylar humerus fractures. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2012 May; 20(5):320-7.
PT or cervical collar for cervical radiculopathy? J Fam Pract. 2010 May; 59(5):269-72.
Treatment of distal radius fractures. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2010 Mar; 18(3):180-9.
Principles of casting and splinting. Am Fam Physician. 2009 Jan 01; 79(1):16-22.
Flexor carpi radialis tendon rupture as a complication of a closed distal radius fracture: a case report. J Hand Surg Am. 2007 Jul-Aug; 32(6):818-20.