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‘We could see this tsunami of people coming’: inside the secret world of intensive care

22 mins | Aug 9, 2020

Critical care goes far beyond simply keeping people alive — it’s also about what happens next. Even within a hospital, the Intensive Care Unit (or ICU) can feel like another world. About 45% of patients admitted experience delirium and caring for them does not stop once they have been discharged from the unit. During the pandemic, ICUs in the UK faced one of their biggest challenges to date. Sarah Whitehead explores what that was like for the Guardian.

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