IMPOSE (IMProving Outcomes after Sepsis)—the effect of a multidisciplinary follow-up service on health-related quality of life in patients postsepsis syndromes—a double-blinded randomised controlled trial: protocol

@inproceedings{Paratz2014IMPOSEO,
  title={IMPOSE (IMProving Outcomes after Sepsis)—the effect of a multidisciplinary follow-up service on health-related quality of life in patients postsepsis syndromes—a double-blinded randomised controlled trial: protocol},
  author={Jennifer Davida Paratz and Justin A Kenardy and Geoffrey K Mitchell and Tracy Comans and Fiona Coyer and Peter Thomas and Sunil Singh and Louise Luparia and Robert James Boots},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2014}
}
INTRODUCTION Patients post sepsis syndromes have a poor quality of life and a high rate of recurring illness or mortality. Follow-up clinics have been instituted for patients postgeneral intensive care but evidence is sparse, and there has been no clinic specifically for survivors of sepsis. The aim of this trial is to investigate if targeted screening and appropriate intervention to these patients can result in an improved quality of life (Short Form 36 health survey (SF36V.2)), decreased… CONTINUE READING