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AY Kumar

Characteristics of Patients Requiring Prolonged Length of Stay in a Surgical Intensive Care Unit in Barbados

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25–9
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This prospective study found that a considerable number of long-stay ICU patients required just an intermediate care unit and highlighted the need of such a unit and a protocol to transfer fit patients to this unit.

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Objective: To evaluate the clinical characteristics and costs incurred for patients who stayed for a prolonged period in a surgical intensive care unit (ICU)

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e-Published: 06 Jun, 2013
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