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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Returning to Everyday Tasks Utilizing Rehabilitation Networks-III Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial (RETURN-III Pilot RCT)
Principal Investigator:

E. Wesley Ely

Location: Nashville, TN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: June 2020 - May 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $95,904
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Of the millions of patients who live through critical illness annually, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) survivorship is marked by a dementia-like brain injury called post-ICU long-term cognitive impairment (ICU-LTCI) that creates grave difficulties with managing medications, handling finances, living independently, and maintaining employment. Data from our group and others show that 50% of ICU survivors suffer from ICU-LTCI and that the number of veterans who develop ICU-LTCI is as high as the number...

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