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Table 2 Milestones expected to be achieved following UAS

From: Physiotherapy in upper abdominal surgery – what is current practice in Australia?

(n = 45) Day 1 Day 2 Day 3–5
Bed exercises 78 20 13
Sitting over edge of bed 98 18 18
Transferring bed to chair 100 24 22
Marching on spot (at bedside) 96 29 18
Walking away from bed (5+ m) with assistance 80 47 22
Walking independently with gait aid away from bed 20 67 58
Walking independently without gait aid away from bed 9 31 96
Stairs 2 18 96
Other(s) (please specify) 4 7 13
  1. Values expressed as % where participants answered “always”. Values in bold indicate the top 4 expected milestones for day 1