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Psychological Support Following ICU Admission

Psychological Support Following ICU Admission

Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Dr John Sharp, highlights that psychological care is an important part of a patient’s rehabilitation following an intense medical intervention. He highlights that up to a quarter of patients are believed to experience clinical levels of trauma following an admission to ICU and the importance of routine monitoring of these patients’ psychological wellbeing post-discharge

Dr John SharpDr John Sharp is a consultant clinical psychologist working within the Scottish National Advanced Heart Failure Service. He oversees psychological services for people with heart failure being considered for or in receipt of advanced therapies including heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory devices.

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