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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-05-22T18:49:10-0400
This study will identify the changes in different muscles of patients receiving Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) during critical illness and admission to Intensive Care Unit (ICU...
The principal research question to be answered by this study is whether an exercise based rehabilitative intervention following critical illness can generate improvements in exercise capac...
Millions of older adults are hospitalized for a critical illness each year and although they are more likely than ever to survive this illness, they commonly face significant morbidity in ...
It is well accepted that during critical illness there is an increase in protein breakdown and loss of lean body mass. Previous studies have shown that during critical illness muscle break...
Aim of this study is (1) to test and further develop a new non-invasive ultrasound method, and (2) to gain new insight into microcirculatory alterations during critical disease, particular...
Identifying solutions to improve recovery after critical illness is a pressing problem. We systematically evaluated studies of peer support as a potential intervention to improve recovery in critical ...
An increasing number of intensive care patients are surviving critical illness, but many develop mental, cognitive and physical impairments after discharge. Adapting to a new life situation, often wit...
Critical illness insurance to reduce the incidence of catastrophic health expenditure was implemented in China in 2012. The aim of this study is to explore the implementation status and medical guaran...
To help guide metabolic support in critical care, an understanding of patients' nutritional status and risk is important. Several methods to monitor lean body mass are increasingly used in the ICU and...
Critical illness polyneuropathy and myopathy (CIP/CIM) is being increasingly recognized as a significant clinical problem in critically ill children especially who have spent long periods in the inten...
A disease or state in which death is possible or imminent.
An American National Standards Institute-accredited organization working on specifications to support development and advancement of clinical and administrative standards for healthcare.
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Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.
Medical and skilled nursing services provided to patients who are not in an acute phase of an illness but who require a level of care higher than that provided in a long-term care setting. (JCAHO, Lexikon, 1994)