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ICU Management

ICU Delirium and Long-term Cognitive Impairment

2017 01 Aug

A prospective cohort study conducted in a tertiary level intensive care unit (ICU) in Queensland, Australia aims to investigate the relationship between patient delirium and long-term cognitive impairment. The findings, published in the journal Australian Critical Care, show that ICU delirium was positively associated with impaired information processing... Read more

ICU Management

Readmission in Urologic Surgery Patients

2015 23 May

A new study has found that patients who underwent elective major urologic surgery were twice as likely as other surgical patients to be readmitted to the surgical intensive care unit (SICU). The most common cause of readmission was respiratory compromise, according to the study presented at the American Urological Association annual meeting.The study... Read more