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Table 2 Description of physiotherapy intervention

From: Muscle weakness, functional capacities and recovery for COVID-19 ICU survivors

Physiotherapy intervention All patients N = 23 Limbs weakness N = 16 No Limbs weakness N = 7 P-Value
Passive Range of motion; n 132 120 12 0.07
Adverse events; n (%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Bed ridden strengthening; n 8 6 2 0.7
Adverse events; n (%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Neuromuscular electrical stimulation; n 17 15 2 0.78
Adverse events; n (%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Inspiratory muscles training; n 30 23 7 0.6
Adverse events; n (%) 5 (16) 4 (17) 1 (14)
Verticalization out of bed; n 28 28 0 0.049
Adverse events; n (%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
  1. Variables was expressed as counts and percentage