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Name: Annals of the American Thoracic Society
Intensive care unit (ICU) capacity strain refers to the potential limits placed on an ICU's ability to provide high-quality care for all patients who may need it at a given time. Few studies have inve...
Transitions of care from the intensive care unit (ICU) to a hospital ward are high risk and contingent on effective communication. We sought to identify essential information elements to be included i...
To estimate the effect of prompt admission to critical care on mortality for deteriorating ward patients.
To explore parents' experiences of transition and aftercare following their child's discharge from a paediatric intensive care unit to an in-patient ward.
Patients are sometimes admitted to intensive care units (ICU) after elective noncardiac surgery for advanced monitoring and treatments not available on a general postsurgical ward. However, patterns o...
DESIGN: Non-inferiority Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT). Patients undergoing free flap reconstructive surgery at UCDMC will be assigned randomly into no intervention group (immediate pos...
This study evaluates the effect of performing medicines reconciliation on patients admitted to an intensive care unit. Half of the patients will receive a medicines reconciliation at the i...
The aim of our study is to evaluate the efficacy of "60 meters 60 seconds exercise test" (a test designed by the study group) done preoperatively as a predictor test for postoperative inte...
The analysis of the systolic function (contractility) of the right ventricle (RV) is fundamental and central in many pathologies in intensive care unit. It can guide physicians in choosing...
Admission to the intensive care unit (ICU) is vital for surviving critical illness. An admission to ICU without having a consistent structure, structured review of the patient and a solid ...
Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill infants and children. Neonates are excluded since INTENSIVE CARE UNITS, NEONATAL is available.
Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.
Advanced and highly specialized care provided to medical or surgical patients whose conditions are life-threatening and require comprehensive care and constant monitoring. It is usually administered in specially equipped units of a health care facility.
The inherent or induced capacity of plants to withstand or ward off biological attack by pathogens.
A measure of the mortality and morbidity rates among patients who receive CRITICAL CARE and INTENSIVE CARE as determined from the date of hospital discharge or release.