Intensive care: Patients' experiences


In this section you can find out about the experience of being in intensive care by seeing and hearing people share their personal stories on film. Our researchers travelled all around the UK to talk to 40 people in their own homes. Find out what people said about issues such as regaining consciousness, emotional experiences, recovery and impact on lifestyle. We hope you find the information helpful and reassuring.
You can start viewing topics by clicking 'Next Topic' above, or selecting from the list on the left. You can also view 'People's Profiles' from the tab above.

You may also be interested in our section on Intensive care: experiences of family & friends.

Supported by:
Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre (ICNARC)

Publication date: June 2006
Last updated: May 2015.
Review date: May 2017.


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