Search Tag: socioeconomic factors

ICU Management

Impact of Multimorbidity on Long-Term Outcomes After ICU Discharge

2021 22 Jun

Critical care admissions continue to increase year after year. There is also increasing evidence that demonstrates discharge from critical care as the start of a challenging process for both patients and caregivers, with many survivors going through physical, social, cognitive, and emotional problems in the years following discharge.   It is clinically... Read more

Cardiology Management

Six-fold Rise in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension in Women

2021 25 Jan

A new study by researchers at Swansea University reports that a brain pressure disorder that especially affects women, causing severe headaches and sometimes permanent sight loss, has risen six-fold in the last 15 years. The disorder could beis linked to obesity and deprivation. Rates of emergency hospital admissions in Wales for people with the disorder... Read more