Chronically critically ill patients: health-related quality of life and resource use after a disease management intervention.

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BACKGROUND Chronically critically ill patients often have high costs of care and poor outcomes and thus might benefit from a disease management program. OBJECTIVES To evaluate how adding a disease management program to the usual care system affects outcomes after discharge from the hospital (mortality, health-related quality of life, resource use) in… (More)

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@article{Douglas2007ChronicallyCI, title={Chronically critically ill patients: health-related quality of life and resource use after a disease management intervention.}, author={Sara L Douglas and Barbara J Daly and Carol Genet Kelley and Elizabeth O'toole and H. D. Montenegro}, journal={American journal of critical care : an official publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses}, year={2007}, volume={16 5}, pages={447-57} }