Track topics on Twitter Track topics that are important to you
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-05-21T20:22:17-0400
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...
Improvements in medical care have led to decreasing mortality rates in critically ill children, which have been reported to be as low as 5%. However, surviving critical illness does not ne...
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...
This study aims to determine changes in kidney function during and after critical illness, comparing conventional creatinine based methods with the gold standard to accurately establish th...
A no-cost intervention may improve adherence with a recommendation for higher-quality, lower-cost care for patients with critical illness endorsed by a collaborative of critical care socie...
Critical therapy is a goal-directed personalized treatment according to the real-time changes of critical illness and the body's response to intervention, based on the theory of critical care medicine...
Cell-free plasma mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) levels are associated with endothelial dysfunction and differential outcomes in critical illness. A substantial alteration in metabolic homeostasis is common...
To explore how nonphysicians and physicians interpret the word "treatable" in the context of critical illness.
Survivorship from critical illness has improved, however factors mediating the functional recovery of persons experiencing a critical illness remain incompletely understood.
Over a third of critical illness survivors manifest significant psychocognitive impairments following discharge from the intensive care unit (ICU). It is not known which patient populations are at hig...
A disease or state in which death is possible or imminent.
A study in which observations are made before and after an intervention, both in a group that receives the intervention and in a control group that does not.
The use of severity-of-illness measures, such as age, to estimate the risk (measurable or predictable chance of loss, injury or death) to which a patient is subject before receiving some health care intervention. This adjustment allows comparison of performance and quality across organizations, practitioners, and communities. (from JCAHO, Lexikon, 1994)
A study that uses observations at multiple time points before and after an intervention (the "interruption"), in an attempt to detect whether the intervention has had an effect significantly greater than any underlying trend over time.
An acute or prolonged illness usually considered to be life-threatening or with the threat of serious residual disability. Treatment may be radical and is frequently costly.