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“My life changed forever”: A nurse’s account of her own PICS

Jessica (no last name listed)

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Former ICU Patients or Their Caregivers, General Public


Jessica, a nurse, is a survivor of post-intensive care syndrome (PICS).
Below, she recounts her experiences in the ICU and after discharge.
As you read her story, think about how you and your peers provide
care to critically ill patients—and how you might be able to prevent
some of the negative effects experienced by ICU patients.

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