Surviving Intensive Care

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ISBN: 978-3-540-44149-6 (Print) 978-3-642-55733-0 (Online)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIV

  2. Natural History of Critical Illness

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-20

      Survival as an Outcome for ICU Patients

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      Pages 21-33

      Morbidity and Functional Limitation in Survivors of ARDS

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      Pages 35-50

      Health-related Quality of Life

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      Pages 51-61

      The Neuropsychological Consequences of Intensive Care

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      Pages 63-72

      The Burden of Caregiving on Families of ICU Survivors

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      Pages 73-83

      Long-term Economic Consequences of Surviving Intensive Care

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      Pages 85-106

      Understanding Outcomes of Critically III Older Patients

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      Pages 107-115

      Measuring the Health Status of Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Survivors

  3. Predictors and Modifiers of Long-term Outcomes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 117-117

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      Pages 119-126

      Pre-ICU Factors

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      Pages 127-132

      Intra-ICU patient factors

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      Pages 133-143

      ICU Environmental Factors and Quality of Sleep in Critically III Patients

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      Pages 145-151

      The Impact of Routine ICU Supportive Care on Long-term Outcomes of Critical Illness

  4. Improving Methods to Capture Long-term Outcomes in Clinical Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 153-153

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      Pages 155-168

      Disease-free Survival and Quality of Life as End-points in Clinical Trials

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      Pages 169-180

      Surrogate Measures of Patient-centered Outcomes in Critical Care

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      Pages 181-196

      Measuring Health Status After Critical Illness: Where Are We and Where Do We Go From Here?

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      Pages 197-209

      How Should We Assess Neuropsychological Sequelae of Critical Illness?

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      Pages 211-217

      How Can We Evaluate Information Provided to Family Members in the ICU?

  5. Approaches to Improve Long-term Outcomes

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      Pages 219-219

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      Pages 221-234

      How should we Measure the Economic Consequences of Critical Illness?

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      Pages 235-246

      Modifying Triage Decisions to Optimize Long-term Outcomes

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      Pages 247-255

      Preventing Nosocomial Infections to Improve Outcomes of Intensive Care

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