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Association of analgosedation with psychiatric symptoms and health-related quality of life in ARDS survivors: Post hoc analyses of the DACAPO study.


Blecha S, Zeman F, Rohr M, Dodoo-Schittko F, Brandstetter S, Karagiannidis C, Apfelbacher C, Bein T
PLoS One. 2022; 17(10):e0275743.
PMID: 36269731.


The acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a life-threatening condition with the risk of developing hypoxia and thus requires for invasive mechanical ventilation a long-term analgosedation. Yet, prolonged analgosedation may be a reason for declining health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and the development of psychiatric disorders.