In this month’s Critical Care Challenge, our 77-year-old patient is on mechanical ventilation in the ICU after an emergency colon resection, complicated by septic shock and acute liver failure. Since it appears his stay in the ICU will be prolonged, what measures would you take to optimize his long-term recovery?
Participate in the poll and share your comments. The editors’ recommendations and the related review article will appear on April 23.
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