News tagged with intensive care unit

Early mobilization of patients in ICU improves outcomes

Aside from the obvious and immediate health problems that patients undergoing mechanical ventilation face, those who recover often do so with profound loss of strength and mobility that can impair their daily functioning ...

dateMay 18, 2009 in Other
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Death of a child in the neonatal intensive care unit

Little is known about the long-term effects of the death of a child in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) on survivor siblings. These siblings may encounter unforeseen emotional difficulties and developmental consequences ...

dateApr 02, 2009 in Health
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Cellphones may spread superbugs in hospitals: study

Cell phones belonging to hospital staff were found to be tainted with bacteria -- including the drug-resistant MRSA superbug -- and may be a source of hospital-acquired infections, according to study released Friday.

dateMar 06, 2009 in Health
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