Neurocritical Care Journal

Twitter Journal Club

Join Our Twitter Journal Club!


The NCS Twitter Journal Club "meets" on Twitter to discuss new articles from the Neurocritical Care Journal with their authors! Make sure to join us on Twitter the second Tuesday and Wednesday every other month. 

The next Twitter Journal Club will take place January 8 & 9 and discuss the recent article "Early Progressive Mobilization of Patients with External Ventricular Drains: Safety and Feasibility." Please read the article and join us on Twitter with your questions and insights using #NCSTJC. 

The following questions will be posted throughout the duration of the Twitter Journal Club to prompt discussion. Please feel free to respond to any of the following questions as they are posted on Twitter:

  1. How to define early mobilization in neuroICU patient population?
  2. How to define early mobilization in neuroICU patient population?
  3. Should there be a protocol for early mobilization in neuroICU?
  4. What are the barriers to early mobilization in neuroICU?
  5. What are the benefits of early mobilization in your experience?
  6. Describe/share any policy made to facilitate early mobilization in your neuroICU patient population. 

How to Participate

  1. Log into your Twitter account
  2. Follow the Neurocritical Care Society Twitter page @neurocritical
  3. Use #NCSTJC for all tweets you want to appear as a part of the journal club
  4. Use twubs to follow the journal club (like a chat) during formal discussion
    • Login on twubs (
    • You will still use the hashtag #NCSTJC for every tweet you send out