Long-term sequelae of critical illness: memories and health-related quality of life

@article{Hough2005LongtermSO,
  title={Long-term sequelae of critical illness: memories and health-related quality of life},
  author={Catherine Lee Hough and J. R. Curtis},
  journal={Critical Care},
  year={2005},
  volume={9},
  pages={145 - 146}
}
Impaired health-related quality of life after critical illness has been demonstrated in a number of studies. It is not clear exactly how or why critical illness and intensive care lead to impaired health status, but understanding this association is an important step to improving long-term outcomes of the critically ill. There is growing evidence that neuro-psychological symptoms play a significant role in this impairment and that management of patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) may… CONTINUE READING