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Table 1 Physiotherapy-supervised mobilization usually provided to cardiac surgery patients during the first postoperative days.

From: Physiotherapy-supervised mobilization and exercise following cardiac surgery: a national questionnaire survey in Sweden

  POD 1 POD 2 POD 3 POD4
Mobilization     
   sitting on edge of bed or in chair 97% 52% 48% 34%
   standing 93% 55% 48% 34%
   walking in the room 28% 79% 52% 34%
   walking in the corridor 28% 66% 93% 41%
   stair climbing 0% 0% 21% 38%
Positioning, side lying 24% 28% 10% 10%
  1. Data shown as % of respondents (n = 29). POD = postoperative day.