Psychiatric Morbidity and Functional Impairments in Survivors of Burns Traumatic Injuries and ICU Stays for Other Critical Illnesses A Review of th
Davydow, D.S., Katon, W.J., Zatzick, D.F. (2009). Psychiatric Morbidity and Functional Impairments in Survivors of Burns, Traumatic Injuries, and ICU Stays for Other Critical Illnesses: A Review of the Literature. International Review of Psychiatry. 21(6):531-8.
The authors discuss the prevalence of post traumatic stress disorder, depression, and functional impairments in patients suffering burns, severe trauma, and ICU stays for critical illnesses. They also discuss risk factors for these conditions; interventions to improve outcomes; and future research directions.