Family response to critical illness: Postintensive care syndrome–family

@article{Davidson2012FamilyRT,
  title={Family response to critical illness: Postintensive care syndrome–family},
  author={Judy E. Davidson and Christina Jones and O. Joseph Bienvenu},
  journal={Critical Care Medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={40},
  pages={618–624}
}
Background: The family response to critical illness includes development of adverse psychological outcomes such as anxiety, acute stress disorder, posttraumatic stress, depression, and complicated grief. This cluster of complications from exposure to critical care is now entitled postintensive care syndrome–family. Adverse psychological outcomes occur in parents of neonatal and pediatric patients and in family members of adult patients, and may be present for >4 yrs after intensive care unit… 

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