Long-term outcomes after critical illness: recent insights

Link to article at PubMed

Crit Care. 2021 Mar 17;25(1):108. doi: 10.1186/s13054-021-03535-3.


Intensive care survivors often experience post-intensive care sequelae, which are frequently gathered together under the term "post-intensive care syndrome" (PICS). The consequences of PICS on quality of life, health-related costs and hospital readmissions are real public health problems. In the present Viewpoint, we summarize current knowledge and gaps in our understanding of PICS and approaches to management.

PMID:33731201 | DOI:10.1186/s13054-021-03535-3

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