Why a stay in the ICU can leave patients worse off | PBS NewsHour

JUDY WOODRUFF: More than six million Americans are admitted into hospital intensive care units, or ICUs, each year. Undoubtedly, they are a crucial component of the health care system for treating seriously ill patients and preventing deaths.But some patients also eventually leave the ICU with new complications and problems.Special correspondent Jackie Judd looks at those concerns and an effort to make sure patients are getting the right interventions.

Source: Why a stay in the ICU can leave patients worse off | PBS NewsHour

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