December 2013

Nighttime Intensivists: A Question of Whether More Is Better

December 01, 2013

CME Reviews

A number of studies have shown that either a "high-intensity" intensive care unit (ICU), in which all ICU patients are cared for by an intensivist, or one in which an intensivist team consult is mandatory, improves outcomes in the ICU. But does the presence of an intensivist in the ICU around the clock improve outcomes?