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Experiences of ICU survivors in a low middle income country - A multicenter study

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Background

Stressful patient experiences during the intensive care unit (ICU) stay is associated with reduced satisfaction in High Income Countries (HICs) but has not been explored in Lower and Middle Income Countries (LMICs). This study describes the recalled experiences, stress and satisfaction as perceived by survivors of ICUs in a LMIC.

Methods

This follow-up study was carried out in 32 state ICUs in Sri Lanka between July and December 2015.ICU survivors’ expe...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
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10.1186/s12871-018-0494-8

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Sigera, PC More by this author
De Silva, AP More by this author
Munasinghe, S More by this author
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National Intensive Care Skills Training More from this funder
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Anesthesiology Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Pages:
30
Publication date:
2018-03-21
Acceptance date:
2018-03-08
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-2253
ISSN:
1471-2253
Pubs id:
pubs:831388
URN:
uri:1a4a6da0-eef5-4fd6-8be1-a2f16b77a2f9
UUID:
uuid:1a4a6da0-eef5-4fd6-8be1-a2f16b77a2f9
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pubs:831388

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