Health-Related Quality of Life and Associated Factors in Intensive Care Unit Survivors 6 Months After Discharge

Author(s): Sharon McKinley, RN, PhD, Mary Fien, RN, BSc (Hons), Rosalind Elliott, RN, PhD, and Doug Elliott, RN, PhD

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP B 1.00

Expires Jan 01, 2019

Topics: Behavioral/Psychosocial

Population: Adult

Role: Staff

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Intensive care unit survivors often have diminished health-related quality of life.


  • Contrast the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of the ICU survivors in this study to that of the general population.
  • Identify which aspects of patients’ experiences in intensive care in this study were related to physical and mental components of HRQOL.
  • Identify modifiable factors that affect health-related quality of life 6 months after ICU treatment in this population.

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