This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of family meetings led by palliative care specialists vs intensive care unit teams on anxiety and depression among families of patients with chronic critical illness.
This Viewpoint discusses the importance of preserving cerebral function in critical care settings and the challenges of providing care that promotes recovery of brain function and improved functional outcomes.
This Viewpoint proposes improvements in the organizational delivery of critical care services and in quality improvement strategies to ensure high-value care even in settings with intensivist shortages.
This Viewpoint discusses the challenges of providing intensive care in settings and countries with limited resources.
This Medical News & Perspectives article discusses new sepsis diagnostic guidelines developed by a joint task force of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and European Society of Intensive Care Medicine.
This Viewpoint discusses new challenges and opportunities related to the care of critically ill patients.
This prospective economic evaluation reports that use of LMW heparin for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in critically ill patients was more effective than unfractionated heparin, with similar or lower costs.