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Johns Hopkins to launch ICU diary program to reduce PTSD

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jul 25, 2014

Post-traumatic stress disorder can be a side effect of an ICU stay, but Johns Hopkins pulmonary and critical care fellow Ann Parker said ICU diaries kept by family and friends can help. The diaries can include photos and document care to give patients a clear picture of their time in the ICU. Johns Hopkins Hospital plans to begin a pilot ICU diary project this year. WHYY-TV/WHYY-FM (Philadelphia) (07/24)


Children's hospital uses "Ferrari" approach for ICU hand-offs

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jul 25, 2014

Ketamine use for intubation does not increase ICU stays

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jul 25, 2014

V-sign app keeps ICU physician up-to-date on patients

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jul 29, 2014

Early antibiotics for pneumonia may help reduce ICU mortality

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jul 29, 2014

Fist bump spreads fewer germs than handshake, study says

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jul 29, 2014

Recertification rules will add to health care provider shortage, physicians warn

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jul 25, 2014

Needle-free process would use laser beams to draw blood

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jul 29, 2014

Study finds inadequate info sharing during morning care hand-over

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jul 29, 2014

Neuromedicine ICU designed to be family-friendly

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jul 29, 2014


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