Long-term outcomes after critical illness: recent insights

Anne Françoise Rousseau, Hallie C. Prescott, Stephen J. Brett, Björn Weiss, Elie Azoulay, Jacques Creteur, Nicola Latronico, Catherine L. Hough, Steffen Weber-Carstens, Jean Louis Vincent, Jean Charles Preiser

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Intensive care survivors often experience post-intensive care sequelae, which are frequently gathered together under the term “post-intensive care syndrome” (PICS). The consequences of PICS on quality of life, health-related costs and hospital readmissions are real public health problems. In the present Viewpoint, we summarize current knowledge and gaps in our understanding of PICS and approaches to management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number108
JournalCritical Care
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 2021


  • Core set
  • Critically ill
  • Follow-up
  • ICU-acquired weakness
  • Intensive care unit
  • Muscle weakness
  • Post-intensive care syndrome
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Quality of care

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine


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