Recognition of the severity of PICS is not just occurring in the United States. Concern about the magnitude of PICS as a serious medical issue is spreading across the world.
Attached to this entry is a very well written article about PICS from Shepparton News, in Australia. Australian critical care professionals are deeply considered about the ramifications of PICS and have been for many years.
Thank you to Nenalla Ensign for this June 8, 2017 article: http://www.sheppnews.com.au/regional/2017/06/08/93384/traumatic-event.