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ICU Management

Coping with Stress in the ICU (C. Granger)

2013 15 Aug

Authors Charlie Granger FRCA Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Royal Lancaster Infirmary Lancaster, UK [email protected]   The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) can be a highly stressful environment - not just for our patients and their relatives but also for us, the staff who care for... Read more

ICU Management

PTSD Symptoms Common Among ICU Survivors

2013 28 Feb

Condition long linked to war veterans found in one in three ventilated patients One in three people who survived stays in an intensive care unit (ICU) and required use of a mechanical ventilator showed substantial post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms that lasted for up to two years, according to a new Johns Hopkins study of patients with... Read more