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Tweaking rapid response teams

A charge nurse from each unit was enlisted to be part of the RRT, along with a dedicated critical care nurse and respiratory therapist. ... MD, FACP, director of the critical care consult service and critical care informatics at Mount Sinai Health System
September 2015

ICUs not meeting guidelines for nutrition

The study appears in the February issue of Critical Care Medicine.
January 2010

Sepsis: SIRS due to an infection

Photo by Comstock. The diagnosis of sepsis was determined by the International Sepsis Definition Conference (ISDC) in 2001, an account of which was published in Critical Care Medicine in April 2003.
January 2011

Most ICU patients die within 24 hours of terminal withdrawal of mechanical ventilation

Researchers performed a secondary analysis of data from a cluster randomized trial meant to improve end-of-life care for ICU patients at 14 Washington hospitals. ... regarding the anticipated time course to death,” they wrote, referring to a 2006
August 2010

Rapid response systems are in place, but do they work?

care (Critical Care Medicine, May 2007). ... For example, one study, published in Critical Care Medicine in February 1994, identified these warning signs often present within six hours of arrest:.
May 2011

Updated sepsis guidelines released

The 2012 Surviving Sepsis Guidelines Committee officially released updated guidelines for managing severe sepsis and septic shock during the Society of Critical Care Medicine's 42nd Congress last week. ... bodies. The guidelines, based on literature
January 2013

POCUS catches on

Mathews. To ensure ongoing quality, 10% of point-of-care images are randomly selected and reviewed by a multidisciplinary committee (including emergency medicine, radiology, critical care, and cardiology) whose members then ... The American College of
August 2017

In the News

The American College of Critical Care Medicine (ACCM) has revised its clinical practice guidelines for managing pain, agitation and delirium in critically ill adults. ... The guidelines were supported by the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the
March 2013

Telemetry unit initiative reduces ED crowding, smooths patient flow

Research revealed that one factor contributing to overcrowding was inefficient use of the telemetry unit, a resource-intensive critical care area. ... Reducing the paperwork made it easier for primary care teams to move forward immediately with
April 2010

Automatic antibiotic stewardship

Antibiotic exposure upon discharge was not reflected in our days of therapy, so our intervention had a subsequent effect on postdischarge plan of care,” Dr. ... Boyd noted. She added that the concepts of antibiotic stewardship were already in place and
January 2020

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