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Table 1 Mobilization scale characterizing level of activity in ECMO patients

From: Early mobilization of patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a retrospective cohort study

PT level Level of activity
1 No mobilization or passive range of motion of extremities
2 Turning in bed (including active-assisted range of motion of extremities)
3 Sitting in bed with the head of bed elevated
4 Sitting on the edge of the bed with feet on floor
5 Sitting in a chair
6 Standing
7 Marching in place
8 Ambulation
  1. ECMO, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation; PT, physical therapy. Adapted from an early version of the validated ICU Mobility Scale [22].