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Name of Media:

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


Jessica (no last name listed)

Publisher or Source:

Not listed

Type of Media:


Media Originally for:

Former ICU Patients or Their Caregivers, General Public

Country of Origin:

United States

Primary Focus of Media:

Post Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS)

COVID-19 Related:



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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