Assessment of neuropsychiatric manifestations in a cohort of intensive care unit survivors: A proof of concept study

Steen K Fagerberg*, Mary Kruse, Tilde Skovkær Withen Olesen, Heidi Andersen, Kirsten Klostergaard, Peter Derek Christian Leutscher

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The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility and outcome of a neuropsychiatric evaluation protocol intended for adult intensive care unit survivors in a Danish regional hospital, in which a follow-up consultation was conducted 2 months after hospital discharge. Twenty-three participants were able to finalize the neuropsychiatric evaluation, and 20 (87 among those were detected with neuropsychiatric manifestations, including cognitive impairment (n = 17; 74 and fatigue (n = 17, 74. This study finds a high prevalence of neuropsychiatric manifestations and fatigue, and evaluates a follow-up protocol for the ICU patient population.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of the Intensive Care Society
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)442-445
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2023

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  • Cognitive impairment
  • critical care
  • fatigue
  • post-intensive care syndrome

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