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ICU Management

Futile Care for Some Delays Care for Others

2014 29 Aug

Recent research shows that providing futile treatment to ICU patients delayed the availability of care services – often for four hours or more – for other patients requiring transfer into the ICU. In some instances, requests for ICU transfers were cancelled after patients had waited a day or longer when the ICU was full. These data came from a three-month... Read more