Quality of life and functionality of intensive care survivors: An exploratory review
The published data correspond to an exploratory review, developed according to the structure of the PRISMA Methodology, conducting a search in databases such as Scielo, PubMed, Science Direct, ProQuest, Redalyc, Dialnet, OVID, Scopus, of articles published between January 2010 and May 2020, in English and Spanish, taking into account the terms DeCS and MeSH, and Boléan connectors such as AND, and OR for example * Quality of life AND Intensive care unit, *Quality of life AND people with physical limitations, *People with physical limitations AND Intensive care unit AND activities of daily living, *People with physical limitations AND Critical state AND quality of life, making use of the PICO question (P: adult critically ill patients, I: quality of life and functionality, Comparison: general population, O: intensive care survivors) the search criteria for the articles were defined.
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The study was developed according to the Preferred reporting items for systematic reviews and meta-analyses (PRISMA) methodology, complying with the eligibility criteria based on the PICO question (Population: adult critically ill patients, Intervention: quality of life and functionality, Comparison: general population, OR: intensive care survivors). The methodological validity of the articles was assessed according to STROBE protocols for observational studies and PEDro for randomized control trials