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Spouses of ICU patients may be at increased risk for cardiac events or hospitalization


Tadahiro Goto, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.; Yuki Miyamoto, M.D.; and Hideo Yasunaga, M.D., Ph.D.

Publisher or Source:

Circulation Journal

Type of Media:

Newspaper Article

Media Originally for:

Critical Care Physicians,Former ICU Patients,Former ICU Patients' Family Members, Friends or Caregivers,Nurses and/or Other Critical Care Medical Professionals

Country of Origin:

United States of America (the)

Primary Focus of Media:

Post Intensive Care Syndrome for Families (PICS-F)

COVID-19 Related:



DALLAS, Oct. 5, 2020 -- Having a spouse in a hospital's intensive care unit (ICU) may make a person more likely to have a heart attack or cardiac-related hospitalization themselves within a few weeks of the ICU admission, according to new research published today in the American Heart Association's flagship journal Circulation.

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