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ICU Management

Post-Intensive Care: AACN Publishes New Resource

2016 15 Jun

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has announced publication of a collection of articles on how to address post-intensive care syndrome (PICS) both for the patient and for the family. The resource, “Symposium: Patient and Family Post–Intensive Care Syndrome” is published in AACN Advanced Critical Care, April-June 2016 edition. Judy Davidson,... Read more

ICU Management

Do ICU Patient Diaries Promote Recovery?

2015 25 Jun

Psychological and physical sequelae are common following a stay in the ICU. Intensive care diaries are one tool that is intended to improve factual memory of the intensive care stay, and improve recovery. Diaries record the patient’s stay in the ICU and outline daily activities, but there is no standard template. Previous studies have found that they... Read more


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