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The forgotten patients: What happens to intensive care unit survivors five years after discharge?
The forgotten patients: What happens to intensive care
unit survivors five years after discharge?

A unique and richly detailed long-term study of survivors of severe critical illness requiring intensive care found that even those who were previously healthy, young and working did not regain the physical or psychological health they had before their illness. This ...


New communication tool designed to help humanize the ICU experience
New communication tool designed to help humanize the
ICU experience

Like many patients in the Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, the elderly patient was unable to speak. She was unable to tell her caregivers anything about herself, her likes and dislikes, what she ...

Posted: August 1, 2011|Emergency Medicine, Patient Care|0 comments

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