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An exploration of social and economic outcome and associated health-related quality of life after critical illness in general intensive care unit survivors: a 12-month follow-up study.

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INTRODUCTION: The socio-economic impact of critical illnesses on patients and their families in Europe has yet to be determined. The aim of this exploratory study was to estimate changes in family circumstances, social and economic stability, care requirements and access to health services for patients during their first 12 months after ICU discharge. METHODS: Multi-center questionnaire-based study of survivors of critical illness at 6 and 12 months after ICU discharge. RESULTS: Data for 293 ...

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10.1186/cc12745

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Journal:
Critical care (London, England)
Volume:
17
Issue:
3
Pages:
R100
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1466-609X
ISSN:
1364-8535
Source identifiers:
448686
Language:
English
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pubs:448686
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uuid:3641c9a0-3ea7-4c00-9743-252574dec9e3
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pubs:448686
Deposit date:
2014-05-18

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