Post Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS)

Muscle weakness, memory problems, depression, insomnia, physical pain, nightmares. These are just a few examples of the problems that patients may experience following critical illness. Symptoms such as these which affect emotional, physical, and cognitive health are now being recognized as Post Intensive Care Syndrome, or PICS. Efforts to educate health care providers, patients, and families about Post Intensive Care Syndrome are underway. Explore our site to learn more about PICS.

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Wed, Jan 2, 2019 1:06am

Happy New Year!

By Annie, Mayo ICU Nurse Practitioner, @andreab

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We just wanted to take a moment to wish a very Happy New Year to you and your loved ones! If critical illness has affected you, we wish you health and healing in this New Year.

We will pick up and round out our Breaking It Down series in the upcoming weeks so stay tuned for that - cheers!

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