Daily activities

Barriers and facilitators to the resumption of meaningful daily activities among survivors of critical illness in the UK: a qualitative content analysis

This article was originally published here BMJ open. 2022 Apr 26;12(4):e050592. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050592. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: To identify critical illness survivors’ perceived barriers and facilitators to resuming meaningful activities when transitioning from hospital to home. DESIGN: Secondary content analysis of semi-structured interviews about patient experiences in critical care (primary analysis disseminated on the patient-facing website www.healthtalk.org). Two […]

Physical activities

Anti-aging: value of multi-component physical activities

By Coach John Hughes Note that the title is “Physical Activities” and not “Exercises” because multi-component activities are more like activities of daily living than exercise programs. In a recent column, I discussed Anti-Aging: New Exercise Recommendations from the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2n/a US Department of Health and Human Services edition. These are […]