Published online Sep 19, 2023. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v13.i9.707
Peer-review started: June 30, 2023
First decision: July 18, 2023
Revised: July 24, 2023
Accepted: August 9, 2023
Article in press: August 9, 2023
Published online: September 19, 2023
Post-intensive care syndrome (PICS) is a term used to describe a constellation of new or worsened dysfunctions in the physical, cognitive, or mental health status of critically ill patients after their discharge from the intensive care unit (ICU). These dysfunctions persist beyond the acute phase of illness and have a signi
To assess the impact of CICARE communication on the reduction of anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in patients tran
This prospective, randomized, controlled study was performed between October 2021 and March 2023. Intensive Care Unit Memory Tool was used to evaluate patients’ ICU memory. The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale was employed to determine the presence of anxiety or depression symptoms. Impact of Event Scale-Revised was utilized to assess the presence of PTSD. All data were proce
In total, 248 subjects were included in this study. Among them, 206 were successfully followed up for three months after transfer from the ICU, and 42 cases were lost to follow-up. There was no significant difference in the compo
Our findings suggest that CICARE communication nursing mode may have good influence on relieving PICS.
Core Tip: Post-intensive care syndrome (PICS) is a series of new or aggravated dysfunctions in the physical, cognitive or mental health status of a critically ill patient after discharge from intensive care unit. Connect, Introduce, Communicate, Ask, Respond, Exit (CICARE) communication advocates that patients should be respected and accepted during the provision of medical services. CICARE communication nursing mode may have good influence on relieving PICS.