Critical illness trajectory for patients, families and nurses - a literature review.

@article{Page2016CriticalIT,
  title={Critical illness trajectory for patients, families and nurses - a literature review.},
  author={Pamela Page},
  journal={Nursing in critical care},
  year={2016},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={195-205}
}
BACKGROUND In the 21st century, we are starting to discover and understand the longer term sequelae of critical illness from both patient's and family members' perspectives. The consequential effects on physical and psychological function and the social landscape are being slowing realized. We are beginning to understand the long-term legacy of critical care, with survivorship possibly the greatest challenge within the critical care setting. AIM To draw together research that has appraised… CONTINUE READING