What’s the evidence 16.1
‘Investigating risk factors for psychological morbidity three months after intensive care: a prospective cohort study’.
Wade et al. (2012) suggest that despite the growing numbers of post ICU patients developing mental health issues, there are identifiable risk factors which could be reduced to prevent this increasing incidence.
Read this article – Wade, D. M., Howell, D. C, Weinman, J. A., Hardy, R. J., Mythen, M. G., Brewin, C. R., . . . Raine, R. A. (2012). Investigating risk factors for psychological morbidity three months after intensive care: A prospective cohort study. Critical Care, 16, R192 BioMed Central – and consider whether you agree with the authors.
What are the modifiable risk factors that could be influenced to make a positive outcome to post ICU patients?
No answers supplied for this activity as it will reflect individual experiences.