Intensivists at night: putting resources in the right place

  title={Intensivists at night: putting resources in the right place},
  author={Mitchell M. Levy},
  booktitle={Critical care},
During the past 50 years, caring for the critically ill has become increasingly complex and the need for an intensivist has become more evident. Management by intensivists has become a quality indicator for many ICUs. Numerous small studies have demonstrated the beneficial effect of intensivists on outcomes in the critically ill, and some clinicians have advanced the argument that a night-time intensivist is essential for the care of critically ill patients. In response, many institutions have… CONTINUE READING