Will he get back to normal? Survival and functional status after intensive care therapy
The study aim was to address healthcare workers' and patients' questions about the likely level of recovery at 6 months of patients admitted to an Australian intensive care unit (ICU). Ninety-three consecutive, eligible adults were identified and followed prospectively. Severity of illness on admission was assessed using Acute Physiological and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE II), while functional status at 6 months was evaluated using the Sickness Impact Profile (SIP). Cumulative mortality...[Show more]
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