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Patient and family centered actionable processes of care and performance measures for persistent and chronic critical illness: a systematic review.

Rose, Louise; Istanboulian, Laura; Allum, Laura; Burry, Lisa; Dale, Craig; Hart, Nicholas; Kydonaki, Kalliopi; Ramsay, Pam; Pattison, Natalie; Connolly, Bronwen


Louise Rose

Laura Istanboulian

Laura Allum

Lisa Burry

Craig Dale

Nicholas Hart

Pam Ramsay

Natalie Pattison

Bronwen Connolly


To identify actionable processes of care, quality indicators, or performance measures and their evidence base relevant to patients with persistent or chronic critical illness and their family members including themes relating to patient/family experience.
Data Sources
Two authors independently searched electronic, systemic review, and trial registration databases (inception to November 2016).
Study Selection
We included studies with an ICU length of stay of ≥7 days as an inclusion criterion and reported actionable processes of care; quality improvement indicators, measures or tools; or patient/family experience. We excluded case series/reports of

Journal Article Type Review
Acceptance Date Jan 31, 2019
Publication Date 2019-04
Deposit Date Mar 7, 2019
Publicly Available Date Apr 30, 2019
Journal Critical Care Explorations
Print ISSN 2639-8028
Publisher Wolters Kluwer
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 1
Issue 4
Article Number e0005
Keywords Chronic critical illness; persistent critical illness; quality indicator; process of care; intensive care
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Contract Date Mar 7, 2019