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Improving ICU services in resource-limited settings: Perceptions of ICU workers from low-middle-, and high-income countries

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To evaluate perceptions of intensive care unit (ICU) workers from low-and-middle income countries (LMICs) and high income countries (HICs).A cross sectional design. Data collected from doctors using an anonymous online, questionnaire.Hundred seventy-five from LMICs and 43 from HICs participated. Barriers in LMICs were lack of formal training (Likert score median 3 [inter quartile range 3]), lack of nurses (3[3]) and low wages (3[4]). Strategies for LMICs improvement were formal training of IC...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.12.007

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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Critical Care Journal website
Volume:
44
Pages:
352-356
Publication date:
2017-12-14
Acceptance date:
2017-12-13
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EISSN:
1557-8615
ISSN:
0883-9441
Pubs id:
pubs:813181
URN:
uri:b1ede9e8-fc5e-43e8-9c48-9061427b5e05
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uuid:b1ede9e8-fc5e-43e8-9c48-9061427b5e05
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pubs:813181

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