After critical care: patient support after critical care. A mixed method longitudinal study using email interviews and questionnaires.

@article{Pattison2015AfterCC,
  title={After critical care: patient support after critical care. A mixed method longitudinal study using email interviews and questionnaires.},
  author={Natalie Pattison and Geraldine O'Gara and Janice E Rattray},
  journal={Intensive & critical care nursing},
  year={2015},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={213-22}
}
PURPOSE To explore experiences and needs over time, of patients discharged from ICU using the Intensive Care Experience (ICE-q) questionnaire, Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) and EuroQoL (EQ-5D), associated clinical predictors (APACHE II, TISS, Length of stay, RIKER scores) and in-depth email interviewing. METHODS A mixed-method, longitudinal study of patients with >48hour ICU stays at 2 weeks, 6 months, 12 months using the ICE-q, HADS, EQ-5D triangulated with clinical predictors… CONTINUE READING