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
Objective: To evaluate the clinical characteristics and costs incurred for patients who stayed for a prolonged period in a surgical intensive care unit (ICU)
This paper presents the findings of a questionnaire distributed to all
categories of healthcare staff at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in
Objectives: The purpose of this study is to assess the knowledge, attitudes and practices among medical students in relation to medical ethics and law. The results of the study will be a useful guide to tutors of medical students and curricula designers.