Search Tag: long-term outcomes

ICU Management

In Search of a Crystal Ball: Predicting Long-term Outcomes in Critically Ill Older Adults

2020 14 Sep

Older adults who survive critical illness are at risk of adverse long-term outcomes, including long-term mortality and impairment in physical function, cognitive function, and mental health. In this article, we discuss the evidence behind prediction of these outcomes in older ICU survivors, and review risk factors that should be considered in... Read more

ICU Management

Improving the long-term outcomes after critical illness

2018 22 Aug

Heterogeneity in studies of survivors of critical illness limits knowledge of outcomes in this patient population. Conceptual models of outcomes developed in other fields can be used to better understand outcomes after critical illness, says Nathan E. Brummel, MD, MSCI, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Center for Quality... Read more