Name of Media:

After ICU: ‘Fraternity of People Who Are Struggling’


Arnold, Carrie

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Type of Media:

Magazine Article

Media Originally for:

General Public

Country of Origin:

United States

Primary Focus of Media:

Post Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS)

COVID-19 Related:



Ronan’s lingering symptoms aren’t unique to COVID-19 patients. In as many as 80% of them leaving the ICU, researchers have documented what they call post-intensive care syndrome (PICS) -- a group of physical, mental, and psychiatric symptoms that result from an ICU stay. Although their illness plays a role in these symptoms, the amount of time spent in critical care is
a major factor.

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