Search Tag: Functional Outcome

ICU Management

ICU Patients: Impact of Nutritional Support on Outcomes

2017 05 Sep

Survivorship is at the forefront of critical care research, hence it is imperative that nutrition studies carefully consider biological mechanisms and trial design because these factors can strongly influence outcomes, in particular long-term physical and functional outcome, says a review paper in the journal Critical Care. "Failure to do so may lead... Read more

ICU Management

Assessment of Post-ICU Functional Outcome

2017 16 May

Poor functional status is common after critical illness, and can adversely impact intensive care unit (ICU) survivors’ abilities to live independently. Instrumental activities of daily living (IADL), which encompass complex tasks necessary for independent living, are a particularly important component of post-ICU functional outcome. Now new research... Read more