ICU Memories and Patient Outcomes in a Low Middle–Income Country: A Longitudinal Cohort Study

CONCLUSIONS: Gaps in memory and various memory types were common after ICU admission, whose prevalence waned over time. Compared with nightmares and fearful memories, gaps in memories were most strongly associated with poor mental health and quality of life. Identifying patients with gaps in memories might be an objective way of planning interventions to improve their long-term outcomes.
Source: Critical Care Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Online Clinical Investigations Source Type: research

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DISCUSSION: The current study is the first to identify a potential role of lack of premeditation as an impulsivity facet predicting aberrant opioid-related behaviors among patients with chronic pain.PMID:34369839 | DOI:10.1080/10826084.2021.1958853
Source: Substance Use and Misuse - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
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