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Content Type: Guidelines

Safe Medication Use in the ICU

Clinical Practice Guideline: Safe Medication Use in the ICU  provides ICU clinicians with evidence-based guidance on safe medication use practices for the critically ill. Crit Care Med 2017; 45(9):e877-e915

Care of the Critically Ill and Injured During Pandemics and Disasters: CHEST Consensus Statement

Natural disasters, industrial accidents , terrorism attacks, and pandemics all have the capacity to result in large numbers of critically ill or injured patients. This supplement provides suggestions for all of those involved in a disaster or pandemic with multiple critically ...

Ethical and Policy Considerations in Organ Donation after Circulatory Determination of Death

An Official American Thoracic Society/International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation/Society of Critical Care Medicine/Association of Organ and Procurement Organizations/United Network of Organ Sharing Statement. This statement is designed to provide a framework to g...

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. 

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) i...

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