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Name of Media:
Critical care transition programs and the risk of readmission or death after discharge from an ICU: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Niven DJ, Bastos JF, Stelfox HT
Publisher or Source:
University of York- the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination
Type of Media:
Media Originally for:
Critical Care Physicians
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
Primary Focus of Media:
Pre-Use of PICS Designation
This review concluded that critical care transition programmes appeared to reduce the risk of intensive care unit readmission, for patients discharged to a general hospital ward. This conclusion reflects the evidence and seems reliable; the limitations of the evidence justify the authors' recommendations for research.
To compare the impact of programmes for the transition from critical care, versus standard care, on the risks of readmission to the intensive care unit (ICU) or death in adults.
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