Journal Article

Critical care transition programs and the risk of readmission or death after discharge from an ICU: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Niven DJ; Bastos JF; Stelfox HT.

Formal transition programs for patients being discharged from the intensive care unit (ICU) to general wards, which generally involved proactive surveillance by a nurse or physician, were associated with a decreased risk of readmission to the ICU.