Background: Early mobilization as a cardiac rehabilitation effort is performed as
a nurse's actions in performing rehabillitative roles. It aims to produce a useful
physiological and psychological change by increasing the functional capacity in
order to restore the patient to his original life or occupation.
Objective: To provide an overview of nursing care by providing early
mobilization training in patients after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) with
disruption of activity needs fulfillment at Wates Yoyakarta Hospital.
Method: This study used case study design. Researchers observed changes in
response in two patients to the same mobilization actions undertaken by the
Results: The case study results show that nursing care in both patients who
performed early mobilization gave different responses. One patient can follow the
exercises and activities according to the standard guidelines of operational
procedures starting on the third day, while the two patients are able to start the
exercise on the fourth day and are unable to continue the exercise due to the
weakness condition. The results of hemodynamic observation did not produce
significant differences between before, during, and after early mobilization.
Conclusions: Implementing early mobilization for AMI patients when
administered optimally can speed recovery. Implementation is done with attention
to the rules and see the patient's response during the exercise
Keywords: early mobilization, post acute miokard infarction (AMI)
1) Nursing student of the ministry of Health Polytehnic Yogyakarta
2), 3) Nursing lecturer of the miniastry of Health Polytehnic Yogyakarta