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.
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- Cognitive impairment
- WAIS III
- critical care
- post-intensive care syndrome