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Topic of the Month September 2014

Intensive-care medicine - critical treatment and long recovery

Life-threatening diseases and injuries necessitate measures from intensive-care medicine. These for example are the monitoring of vital signs and artificial ventilation at the patient’s bedside. But intensive-care medicine means more than just acute care: after surgery, the long, hard healing process begins. Read more in our Topic of the Month about pediatric anesthesia and how recovery at the ICU can be supported - not only for little patients.