Clinical review: Intensive care follow-up – what has it told us?

  title={Clinical review: Intensive care follow-up – what has it told us?},
  author={L Robert Broomhead and Stephen J Brett},
  journal={Critical Care},
  pages={411 - 417}
The majority of intensive care practitioners, until comparatively recently, was content to discharge surviving patients to the care of referring primary specialty colleagues who would undertake subsequent inpatient and outpatient care. With the exception of mortality statistics from clinical studies, the practitioners were thus denied the opportunity of understanding the full impact of critical illness on a patient and their family. The concept of the intensive care follow-up clinic has… CONTINUE READING

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