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Revised guidelines to manage pain, agitation, delirium in ICU patients

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 update those released in 2002 and appear in January's Critical Care
January 2013

A lot to remember

There are always more important things to do than the mundane things,” said Craig Coopersmith, MD, associate director of the Center for Critical Care at Emory University in Atlanta. ... Coopersmith and colleagues did in the intensive care unit. Their
September 2010

Mortality higher in severe sepsis patients whose procalcitonin doesn't go down

This simple finding could prove particularly useful during early critical care management,” they wrote. ... The study was published online by Critical Care Medicine on March 2.
March 2017

Measure of the month: coronary artery disease

advance care plan,. VAP prevention (head elevation), and. CRBSI prevention (CVC insertion protocol). ... Dr. Kirkland is a hospitalist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and a critical care specialist at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
October 2008

Spontaneous awakening trials: How to increase adherence in the ICU

than half of ICU days, a March 2009 Critical Care Medicine survey found. ... Many units don't. The Journal of Critical Care article found only 64% of ICUs had sedation protocols.
September 2009

Many patients in ED and hospital have troponin levels above stated upper limit of normal

on critical care units.
March 2019

The battle for high-value care

Not surprisingly, then, the test is also the standard of care in many hospitals. ... His recommendations don't apply to surgical or critical care patients or those who have had an MI or stroke, he noted.).
December 2019

ICU admission may not reduce mortality at 6 months in critically ill elderly patients

The randomized trial's findings support close examination of ICU admission decisions, with the potential to safely reduce ICU beds, care, and costs, according to an accompanying editorial. ... ICU admission decisions, with the potential to safely reduce
October 2017

Heart failure risk score, step-down therapy

The primary outcome was adherence to recommendations on managing ICU delirium from the American College of Critical Care Medicine's 2013 clinical practice guidelines. ... Results were published by Critical Care Medicine on Jan. 2 and appeared in the
July 2019

Guideline released on stopping mechanical ventilation in critically ill adults

The goal of the guideline, which was released during CHEST 2016, is to help physicians and other health care professionals determine when patients with acute respiratory failure can breathe on their
November 2016

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