After the ICU is a group of doctors, former patients and other healthcare professionals, working together to provide ICU patients, their families and other medical professionals with information about the road to recovery after critical illness
PICS, Support Group, THRIVE
Models of Peer Support to Remediate Post-Intensive Care Syndrome
"Models of Peer Support to Remediate Post-Intensive Care Syndrome" was published in the February/March 2019 issue of Critical Connections.
The Society of Critical Care Medicine’s international THRIVE Peer Support Collaborative analyzed 17 sites within the collaborative between October 2016 and July 2017, and they identified six general models of peer support.
THRIVE: Pediatric Post-Intensive Care Syndrome and the Family
Children may experience post-intensive care syndrome (PICS) after a stay in the intensive care unit. Symptoms include learning and attention difficulties, post-traumatic stress disorder, sadness and depression, difficulty sleeping, behavior changes, motor dysfunction, breathing problems, feeding problems and difficulty hearing and seeing. Families may also be impacted by PICS. Help prepare your whole family to identify and treat PICS.
Pediatrics, PICS, THRIVE
THRIVE: Redefining Recovery
More people are surviving critical illness, leading to an increase in a condition called post-intensive care syndrome (PICS). This video aims to help educate ICU survivors and their families about PICS.