Immune toxicity remains a diagnosis of exclusion, and multidisciplinary collaboration remains the cornerstone for early diagnosis and treatment.
An ICU nurse with profound hearing loss builds a thriving clinical career with openness and ingenuity.
The long-term needs of ICU survivors have spurred the emergence of post-ICU recovery clinics and the evolving use of strategies ranging from cognitive rehab to medications to psychotherapy to ICU diaries.
Post-ICU care now extends from the acute post-ICU survival period to include months and even years beyond discharge. This demands an ability to screen for and diagnose post-intensive care syndrome.
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A recent study shows how equitable COVID-19 outcomes and reduced disparities in care can be achieved.
Due in part to a unique infrastructure model along with consistent communication at all levels, Cleveland Clinic was able to remain agile in its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In March 2020, the mortality rates of patients with COVID-19 at Cleveland Clinic were significantly higher than non-COVID patients. But by June 2020, there was no statistical difference between the patient groups. Critical care physicians discuss the system-wide strategies likely attributable to these improved outcomes.
ICU nurses from Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital have organized a Relay for Life team that does more than walk. From a catered dinner to a 5K race, the team spearheads events to raise money for the American Cancer Society.
Critical as it is, surviving a neuro ICU stay isn’t the be-all and end-all of treatment. Here’s why a high index of suspicion for post-ICU syndrome is imperative after discharge — plus insights on its management.
Nurse-led research projects explore delirium screening tools and the need to raise awareness of delirium symptoms in everyday clinical practice.