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Name of Media:

After the ICU: Caregiver Well-Being

Author(s):

Greg Martin, MD (December 21, 2016). After the ICU: Caregiver Well-Being. Medscape. https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/873260

Publisher or Source:

Medscope

Type of Media:

One-Pager

Media Originally for:

Former ICU Patients, Former ICU Patients' Family Members, Friends or Caregivers, General Public, General Medical Professionals

Country of Origin:

United States

Primary Focus of Media:

Post Intensive Care Syndrome for Families (PICS-F)

COVID-19 Related:

No

Description:

Patients who survive long stays in the intensive care unit (ICU), such as those who receive prolonged mechanical ventilation, will most often require continued assistance from a caregiver more than a year after ICU discharge. The effects of this responsibility on the family caregivers are not well known but may include such negative consequences as poor health-related quality of life, emotional distress, a subjective sense of burden, and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder.

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