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ICU Management

Economic Cost to Surviving ARDS, New Study

2017 28 Apr

Research published today in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine sheds light on the economic toll on survivors of acute respiratory distress syndrome. Nearly fifty percent of survivors who worked before they were ill were not working after a year, and lost nearly two-thirds of their annual income. The researchers estimated... Read more

Cardiology Management

The Rich Do Better After Heart Surgery

2015 27 Oct

According to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, survival after cardiac surgery is dependant in part on the income of the patient.  People living in the lower socio-economic bracket have higher mortality risk mainly due to a higher burden of cardiovascular disease but because the association between income and survival... Read more