June 1, 2017
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All ICU clinicians need to review these guidelines, compare them with their current practices, and develop plans for implementation in the near future.
Although increased strength at hospital discharge is associated with improved five-year survival in acute respiratory distress syndrome survivors, weakness at discharge, whether resolving or persistent, is associated with worse subsequent survival.
Qualitative analysis of audio-recorded structured meetings for patients with chronic critical illness revealed six categories of responses that clinicians can use to guide communication.