Intensive care unit-acquired weakness

Appleton, R. and Kinsella, J. (2012) Intensive care unit-acquired weakness. Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain, 12(2), pp. 62-66. (doi:10.1093/bjaceaccp/mkr057)

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Abstract

The majority of patients now survive their intensive care unit (ICU) stay. Unfortunately, follow-up of survivors has found weakness acquired during the ICU stay to be a major contributor to morbidity and impaired quality of life post-ICU.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kinsella, Professor John
Authors: Appleton, R., and Kinsella, J.
Subjects:R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing
Journal Name:Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain
Publisher:Oxford University Press
ISSN:1743-1816
ISSN (Online):1743-1824
Published Online:06 January 2012

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