Sections View Full Chapter Figures Tables Videos Annotate Full Chapter Figures Tables Videos Supplementary Content + Download Section PDF ++ The editors dedicate this book to the following people: ++ Our patients, both those who did and did not survive their critical illness. Your stories inspire us to be better clinicians. We are honored to have been part of your journey. Family caregivers and friends, without whom surviving and thriving after critical illness would not be possible. Our colleagues, who bring their intellect, empathy, passion, and grace to the care of the most vulnerable patients. The people who generate and curate the knowledge needed to care for critically ill and injured patients, including researchers and the members of professional medical societies that create practice guidance and guidelines. Our families, who support us as professionals and teach us through our shared experiences. Thank you for helping us undertake the vitally important work of supporting critical illness survivors.