Search Tag: post-ICU disability

ICU Management

Frailty associated with post-ICU disability, death

2018 13 Jun

Among older persons, frailty status prior to intensive care unit (ICU) admission was strongly associated with the subsequent course of post-ICU disability, incident nursing home admission, and death from ICU admission through six months of follow-up, according to new research published online in the journal CHEST. Researchers say pre-ICU frailty... Read more

ICU Management

Pre-ICU cognitive status associated with post-ICU disability

2018 09 May

Among older adults, any impairment (even minimal) in pre-intensive care unit cognitive status was associated with an increase in post-ICU disability over the six months after a critical illness, and that the relative increase in post-ICU disability was comparable between those with minimal and moderate cognitive impairment, according to new research... Read more