Improving cardiac ICU outcomes through specialized 24/7 care

http://ift.tt/2u2ziOk Around-the-clock care from senior physicians helped reduce major complications in cardiac surgery patients as compared to receiving care from resident physicians, according to a new study. Researchers found that patients who received 24/7 intensivist physician care had a seven per cent lower risk of experiencing major complications and a nearly-four per cent lower chance of cardiac surgical intensive care unit (ICU) readmission.

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