intensive care unit

Known as: i c u, Intensive Care Units, intensive care unit (ICU) 
A health care facility unit that provides intensive care to critically ill patients and patients with complex medical problems who require constant… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
INTRODUCTION The host response to septic shock is dynamic and complex. A sepsis-induced immunosuppression phase has recently been… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Functional status and chronic health status are important baseline characteristics of critically ill patients. The assessment of… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Although the majority of Candida infections occur in the developing world, candidemia epidemiology is poorly… (More)
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Review
2016
Review
2016
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the sensitivity of quantitative EEG (QEEG) for electrographic seizure identification in the intensive care… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT Infection is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in intensive care units (ICUs) worldwide. However, relatively… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE To better define the incidence of sepsis and the characteristics of critically ill patients in European intensive care… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
CONTEXT In the intensive care unit (ICU), delirium is a common yet underdiagnosed form of organ dysfunction, and its contribution… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Sedative medications are widely used in intensive care unit (ICU) patients. Structured assessment of sedation and agitation is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Hyperglycemia and insulin resistance are common in critically ill patients, even if they have not previously had… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
CONTEXT Delirium is a common problem in the intensive care unit (ICU). Accurate diagnosis is limited by the difficulty of… (More)
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