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Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 Guidelines (Chinese Translation)

COVID-19 Guideline Resource. SCCM has released its Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 guidelines to manage critically ill adults with COVID-19 in the intensive care unit (ICU).


Guidelines for Family-Centered Care in the Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adult ICU

Guidelines for Family-Centered Care in the Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adult ICU aim to provide clinicians with evidence-based strategies to optimize the support of the family of critically ill patients in the ICU. 


PADIS Guidelines and Related Articles

The Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Pain, Agitation/Sedation, Delirium, Immobility, and Sleep Disruption in Adult Patients in the ICU, known as the PADIS Guidelines, are an update to the 2013 Pain, Agitation, Delirium Guidelines. 


Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Pain, Agitation/Sedation, Delirium, Immobility, and Sleep Disruption in Adult Patients in the ICU

The Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Pain, Agitation/Sedation, Delirium, Immobility, and Sleep Disruption in Adult Patients in the ICU, known as the PADIS Guidelines, are an update to the 2013 Pain, Agitation, Delirium Guidelines.


Diagnosis and Management of CIRCI in Critically Ill Patients (Part I)

This guideline, published by the ​Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), is an update of the 2008 consensus statements for the diagnosis and management of critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency (CIRCI) in adult and pediatric patients. Crit Care Med 2017; 45(12):2078-2088


Family-Centered Care in the ICU

Guidelines for Family-Centered Care in the Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adult ICU aim to provide clinicians with evidence-based strategies to optimize the support of the family of critically ill patients in the ICU. These guidelines identify the evidence base for best practices for family-centered care in the ICU. All recommendations were weak, highlighting the relative nascency of this field of research and the importance of future research to identify the most effective interventions to improve this important aspect of ICU care. 


Guidelines for Sustained Neuromuscular Blockade in the Adult Critically Ill Patient

A Statement for Healthcare Professionals from the Neurocritical Care Society and Society of Critical Care Medicine​. 


Gap Analysis Tool - Identification of Your ICU's Practice Differences

The Gap Analysis Tool is meant to help those implementing the Guidelines for Family-Centered Care in the Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adult ICU. The tool will help clinicians rapidly develop a bundle of recommendations tailored to the needs of a specific intensive care unit (ICU).


SCCM Family-Centered Care Guidelines Supplement: Work Tools for Guideline Implementation

SCCM Family-Centered Care Guidelines Supplement: Work Tools for Guideline Implementation