How to Minimize Permanent Mental Trauma from an ICU Stay Last Updated: March 7, 2018
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The The Wall Street Journal: Susan DeVore: Complex patients such as those recovering from a serious postsurgical infection or car-accident survivors are often admitted to the intensive-care unit (ICU) for close monitoring. With specially trained nurses and doctors, patients receive the high-level care and observation typically reserved for only the most acute, involved cases. But the effects of an ICU stay can haunt a patient long after they’ve left the hospital.

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