Proof of Medical Advancements

“The average stay of an ICU patient is four days, and the survival rate is 86 percent.”

– From The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande, MD

This quote really shows how far medicine has come over the last 50 years. A survival rate of 86 percent for patients under critical care would be impossible without the medical advancements used today.

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