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ICU Management

ICU Diaries Not Useful in Preventing PTSD Symptoms

2019 23 Jul

Results of a randomised clinical trial in France indicate that the use of ICU diaries was not helpful in preventing post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms (PTSD) after ICU hospitalisation. In this multicentre study, investigators compared the use of patients' ICU diaries – filled out by clinicians and family members during the ICU stay – with usual... Read more

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Highlights from the I-I-I Blog

2018 16 Oct

(I expert, I question, I answer)  Have you got something to say? Visit  https://healthmanagement.org/c/icu/list/blog  or contact [email protected] Jean Baptiste Lascarrou Medical Intensive Care Unit, Nantes University Hospital, France @jblascarrou Epinephrine for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest “Epinephrine... Read more

ICU Management

2018 04 Jun

I work in a small intensive care unit (ICU) where we have been writing diaries since 1992. Initially, they were just little black books with notes by staff and families on how patients were doing during their ICU stay. In 1999, we began taking photos of the patients to illustrate their critically ill period, to help them understand and see what happened.... Read more