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Name of Media:

Intensive Care: A Guide for Patients and Relatives

Author(s):

ICU Steps Organization

Publisher or Source:

SCCM

Type of Media:

Brochure

Media Originally for:

General Public

Country of Origin:

United States

Primary Focus of Media:

PICS and PICS-F

COVID-19 Related:

No

Description:

This booklet contains advice and information about intensive care. It tells you how critical illness may be treated and what recovery may be like. Not every patient will experience all of these things, but they are more likely to if they have been in intensive care for more than a few days. Most of this booklet is written for patients but there is a section specifically for relatives and visitors. By reading this booklet, relatives will learn what a patientʼs recovery may involve and it will give them the answers to some of the questions they may have.

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