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17-06-2024 | Correspondence

Post intensive care unit clinic effectiveness: addressing conclusion overreach and the essential role of physiotherapists

Authors: Vijay Sundarsingh, Aishwarya Gatty, R. Manoj Kumar

Published in: Intensive Care Medicine

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Intensive care unit (ICU) survivors often face long-term physical, cognitive, and mental health issues after discharge. In 2010, Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) introduced the term “Post-Intensive Care Syndrome” (PICS) to describe these problems [1]. Post-ICU clinics are follow-up outpatient clinics for ICU survivors to assess and manage the impairments acquired due to the stay in intensive care. Sharshar et al. have made a remarkable attempt to explore the effects of long-term outcomes associated with this clinic. Nevertheless, some concerns need to be addressed [2]. …
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Title
Post intensive care unit clinic effectiveness: addressing conclusion overreach and the essential role of physiotherapists
Authors
Vijay Sundarsingh
Aishwarya Gatty
R. Manoj Kumar
Publication date
17-06-2024
Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Published in
Intensive Care Medicine
Print ISSN: 0342-4642
Electronic ISSN: 1432-1238
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00134-024-07512-6