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A baby blanket that helps preemies breathe

A heated blanket developed by UC Merced-based startup St. Vincent's Solutions won't help babies get to sleep – but it could reduce ventilator-associated pneumonia for infants in neonatal intensive care.

May 09, 2016
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Shared decision-making should be encouraged in ICU

(HealthDay)—Shared decision-making should be implemented in the intensive care unit (ICU) as a collaborative process involving patients (or their surrogates) and clinicians, according to a policy statement published online ...

Apr 29, 2016
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Intensive care delusions hamper recovery

People admitted to intensive care have experienced feelings of being trapped in metal tubes, alien abduction, and having a gun to their head, amongst other things. While none of this really happened, for patients struggling ...

Apr 25, 2016
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Intensive-care unit

An intensive care unit (ICU), critical care unit (CCU), intensive therapy unit or intensive treatment unit (ITU) is a specialized department used in many countries' hospitals that provides intensive care medicine. Many hospitals also have designated intensive care areas for certain specialities of medicine, as dictated by the needs and available resources of each hospital. The naming is not rigidly standardized.

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