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Long-term outcomes after critical illness

Guest Editor:
Matthieu Legrand: Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of California San Francisco, USA

Submission Status: Open   |   Submission Deadline: 31 December 2023


Annals of Intensive Care is presenting a new Collection on the "Long-term outcomes after critical illness".





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About the collection

Critical care medicine has long focused on improving short-term mortality. Critically ill patients have however increasingly been recognized to have altered longer term outcomes. With this collection, Annals of Intensive Care invites authors to submit reviews and research articles discussing and evaluating long-term outcomes after critical illness and an intensive care unit stay and strategies to mitigate the consequences of critical illness. These outcomes include, but are not restricted to, mortality, cardiovascular consequences, kidney disease, neuropsychological consequences and social and financial burdens of recovery from critical illness of the patients and their relatives.

  1. Prolonged intensive care unit (ICU) stay is associated with physical, cognitive, and psychological disabilities. The impact of baseline frailty on long-stay ICU patients remains uncertain. This study aims to i...

    Authors: Hannah Wozniak, Tal Sarah Beckmann, Andre Dos Santos Rocha, Jérôme Pugin, Claudia-Paula Heidegger and Sara Cereghetti
    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2024 14:31

Submission Guidelines

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Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have read our submission guidelines. Articles for this Collection should be submitted via the submission system. During the submission process you will be asked whether you are submitting to a Collection, please select "Long-term outcomes after critical illness" from the dropdown menu.

Articles will undergo the journal’s standard peer-review process and are subject to all of the journal’s standard policies. Articles will be added to the Collection as they are published.

The Guest Editors have no competing interests with the submissions which they handle through the peer review process. The peer review of any submissions for which the Guest Editors have competing interests is handled by another Editorial Board Member who has no competing interests.