Critical illness is mostly defined as a life-threatening process affecting numerous systems of the body. Unfortunately, despite all implemented strategies, critical illness could be associated with significant morbidity or mortality. Although the early signs of critical illness are commonly neglected, a period of physiological weakening usually heralds the situation. Very clinical staff and even visitors play a pivotal role throughout appropriate assessment and intervention steps.
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