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Name of Media:

Early Post-Intensive Care Syndrome among Older Adult Sepsis Survivors Receiving Home Care

Author(s):

Barbara Riegel, PhD, RN, Liming Huang, PhD, Mark E. Mikkelsen, MD, MSCE, Ann Kutney-Lee, PhD, RN, Alexandra L. Hanlon, PhD, Christopher M. Murtaugh, PhD, and Kathryn H. Bowles, PhD, RN

Publisher or Source:

The American Geriatrics Society

Type of Media:

Medical Research, Medical Journal

Media Originally for:

Critical Care Physicians, General Medical Professionals, Nurses and/or Other Critical Care Medical Professionals

Country of Origin:

United States

Primary Focus of Media:

Post Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS)

COVID-19 Related:

No

Description:

New or worsened disabilities in functional, cognitive, or mental health following an intensive care unit (ICU) stay are referred to as post intensive care syndrome (PICS). PICS has not been described in older adults receiving home care. Our aim was to examine the relationship between length of ICU stay and PICS among older adults receiving home care. We expected that patients in the ICU for 3 days or longer would demonstrate significantly more disability in all three domains on follow-up than those not in the ICU. A secondary aim was to identify patient characteristics increasing the odds of disability.

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