What does ICUD mean in Academic & Science?

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ICU delirium or more properly "ICUd"; a form of delirium which often occurs in critically ill patients in critical care units in the hospital. Previously brushed off as a harmless artifact of critical illness, it is rapidly becoming clear that ICU delirium is associated with higher mortality rates both in the hospital and after discharge as well as a PTSD-like condition which can have devastating consequences for people even after the other sequelae of critical illness has itself been largely overcome.

Little engine that cud constantly reminded himself, "I think I Cud', "I think I cud" My children had me reading this story every nite til I 'cud-not' 'thinmnk I cud do it no moore, no NIVER CUD,'awwwwh! yE eD FMF, 09/06/13

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