PTSD symptoms common after an ICU stay
Patients who have survived a stay in the intensive care unit (ICU) have a greatly increased risk of developing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a new study. ?An ICU stay can be traumatic for both patients and their families,? said one investigator. ?In our analysis of more than 3,400 ICU patients, we found that one quarter of ICU survivors exhibited symptoms of PTSD.?
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