Search Tag: ICU length of stay

ICU Management

2022 12 Apr

Transfers from one ICU to another ICU are associated with an increased length of stay in the ICU and the hospital. Inter-hospital ICU transfers occur for three main reasons: clinical transfers, capacity transfers and repatriations.  A study was conducted to show that different ICU transfers differ in risk-adjusted mortality rate. The primary endpoint...Read more

ICU Management

2022 01 Mar

Approximately 65% of patients who survive critical illness suffer clinically detectable weakness due to muscle mass loss, myopathy and polyneuropathy. These changes occur early in ICU admission and are associated with prolonged weaning from mechanical ventilation and increased ICU and hospital length of stay. Clinical weakness is also associated with...Read more

ICU Management

2019 01 Oct

Palle Toft of Odense University Hospital presented the findings of the “No sedation compared to sedation with a daily wake-up trial. A prospective randomized multicentre study - The NONSEDA-study” @ESICM in Berlin. The NON-SEDA study is a Scandinavian multicentre study conducted in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden that compared non-sedation with light...Read more