Finkielman et al. (2003)

In a study conduction by the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care at the Haukeland University Hospital in Norway which was a follow-up of after intensive care with objectives of research of "health problems, quality of life, functional status, and memory" Kvale et al. (2003) following intensive care. Findings in brief were that further research is needed to fully understand exactly how the many psychosocial and physical possibilities of problems after a stay in the ICU are specifically related to and resulting from that stay. Kvale et al. (2003)

In the study "Leaving the Intensive Care Unit: A Phenomenological study of the Patient's Experience" conducted by the Belfast School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen's University in the UK, McKinney et al. (2002) states that the study was focused on that which is termed "relocation stress" and is a phenomenon not examined fully or thoroughly understood...
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