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Name of Media:

Post-ICU Syndrome: Identifying Challenges and Improving Mortality


Tori Rodriguez, MA, LPC, AHC

Publisher or Source:

Pulmonology Advisor

Type of Media:

Magazine Article

Media Originally for:

Critical Care Physicians, 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:



In the United States, nearly 27% of hospital admissions involve the use of intensive care unit (ICU) services. Due to advancements in acute care, survival rates have increased among patients admitted to the ICU. However, these individuals are at high risk for mortality and readmission following discharge, along with numerous long-term challenges that are collectively referred to as post-intensive care syndrome (PICS).

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