High dependency care: impact of lack of facilities for high-risk surgical patients.

@article{Loughrey2002HighDC,
  title={High dependency care: impact of lack of facilities for high-risk surgical patients.},
  author={John Loughrey and Gerard FitzPatrick and John Connolly and Michael Donnelly},
  journal={Irish journal of medical science},
  year={2002},
  volume={171 4},
  pages={211-5}
}
BACKGROUND The difference between the level of care available on general ward areas and intensive care units (ICUs) has resulted in the development of high dependency units (HDUs). AIMS This study examined the current perioperative management techniques and clinical care settings of high-risk surgical patients in a hospital without a HDU. METHODS A… CONTINUE READING