Article Abstract

From self-awareness to self-actualization: empowering sepsis survivors to a meaningful and enduring recovery

Authors: Brian J. Anderson, Mark E. Mikkelsen

Abstract

The rising incidence of sepsis and improvements in critical care medicine have led to a growing number of sepsis survivors (1). Unfortunately, many intensive care unit (ICU) survivors suffer impairments in cognitive function, physical function and mental health (2-5).