ICU stay linked to increased psychiatric risk after discharge

03/18/2014 | HealthDay News · Medscape (free registration)

An analysis of data involving more than 24,000 critically ill patients in Denmark found they were at increased risk of mental health problems after being discharged. Researchers said 0.5% of the patients were diagnosed with at least one new mental health condition within three months of discharge, while 13% were prescribed psychiatric medications, rates much higher than for a control group. The findings appear in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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