For many years, intensive care has focused on avoiding immediate death from acute, life-threatening conditions. However, there are increasing reports of a number of lingering consequences for those who do indeed survive intensive care. Examples include on-going high risk of death, neurocognitive defects, significant caregiver burden, and continued high healthcare costs. Surviving Intensive Care, written by the world's experts in this area, is dedicated to better understanding the consequences of surviving intensive care and is intended to provide a synopsis of the current knowledge and a stimulus for future research and improved care of the critically ill.National Audit Office 2000: http://www.nao.gov.uk/publications/nao-reports/ 9900230.pdf 56. Plowman R ... REANIS (1999) Guide pour la Prevention des Infections Nosocomiales en Reanimation. 2eme edn. ... JAMA 274:639-644 64. http://helics.univ-lyon 1 .fr/surv net/surv-net.htm 65. Bion JF ... JAMA 244:2617- 2620 70.
|Title||:||Surviving Intensive Care|
|Author||:||Derek C. Angus, Jean Carlet|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2003|