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ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 4, 2016

2016 30 Nov

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ICU Management

What Can Psychologists Do in Intensive Care?

2016 30 Nov

As awareness has grown of the great distress intensive care patients may suffer, units have begun recruiting psychologists to their teams. Intensive care unit psychologists aim to assess and reduce distress for patients, families and staff, to improve outcomes. This paper summarises research on the psychological impact of critical illness, highlights... Read more

Pharmacy Management

ADHD Drugs Being Overused To Treat Hyperactivity

2014 28 Dec

According to the results of a new survey, an alarming number of preschool children are being prescribed drugs to treat hyperactivity. This practice is against medical guidelines which recommend that these drugs should not be used in children under the age of six. The survey was conducted with 136 educational psychologists from 70 local authorities... Read more