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Methodology addresses 'awakenings' under anesthesia

(HealthDay)—New methodology can be used to examine the incidence, predisposing factors, causality, and impact of accidental awareness during general anesthesia, according to research published in the October ...

Oct 08, 2014
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Researcher measures frailty in intensive care units

Since arriving at the University of Alberta seven years ago, Sean Bagshaw spends each day searching for ways to deliver better health outcomes to patients with critical illness. Lately, the associate professor ...

Oct 03, 2014
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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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