Intensive Care Aftercare

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Richard Griffiths, Christina Jones
Butterworth-Heinemann, 2002 - Medical - 170 pages
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* A much needed guide to detailed follow up and focused care of patients following a stay on the intensive care unit * Looks at the longer term residual effects of critical illness, including disability, functionality and specific disorders and problems * Includes practical information on running an aftercare programme, including where, when, how and who * Focuses not only on the patient but also on the needs of the relatives * Written for the multidisciplinary hospital and community teams

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Contents

Immediate problems after ICU
5
After discharge from hospital
37
Aftercare programme where when how and who?
67
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About the author (2002)

Richard Griffiths is a leading professor of Nazi history, and Professor of History at King's College. The author of numerous historical studies, his most recent book is Patriotism Perverted.

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