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Specialization Improves ICU Care, Study Says

A new analysis of hospital staffing in critical-care units reveals that ICU patients treated by staff who specialize in critical care techniques are less likely to die and generally spend less time in the hospital. NPR's Patricia Neighmond reports.

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Award-winning journalist Patti Neighmond is NPR's health policy correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition.
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