Items Tagged ‘intensive care units’

May 22, 2012

Not All ICUs Need a Specialist at Night: Study

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Among hospital intensive care units (ICUs) with a daytime physician specially trained in critical care, adding a specialist to cover the night shift does not improve patients’ survival, according to a new study. Among hospitals with ICUs that don’t have a dedicated critical care physician during the day, however, the presence of such a doctor […]

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Tags: Dr. Ognjen Gajic, higher intensity staffing, intensive care units, lower mortality, Reuters

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