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Implementing the C Element of the ABCDEF Bundle
Choice of analgesia and sedation offers guidance for a medication regimen for the management of pain and agitation in critically ill adults, consistent with the PAD Guidelines recommendations.
Primary Pain Management: Opioids
Pharmacology of Opiate Analgesics. This chart can be used to help treat pain for adult patients in the intensive care unit (ICU).
Nonopioid Medication Options
Pharmacology of Nonopiate Analgesics. This chart can be used to help treat pain for patients in the intensive care unit (ICU).
CAM-ICU Training Manual
This is a training manual for physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals who wish to use the Confusion Assessment Method for the ICU (CAM-ICU).
CAM-ICU Delirium Test
This video demonstrates the CAM-ICU Delirium screening test for intensive care patients. It is quick, noninvasive and easy to do.
SCCM Pod-144 Message from the 2011 President
Society of Critical Care Medicine president Pamela A. Lipsett, MD, MHPE, FCCM, discusses her professional background and research interests during an engaging conversation that touches on cutting-edge topics, including quality of life after a stay in the intensive care unit, t...
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.
Pediatric ICU Liberation: Collaborative Members Share Their Success
ICU Liberation leaders Matthew Aldrich, MD and John Lin talk with Pediatric ICU Liberation Collaborative participants Yu Kawa and Grace Arteaga. Both submitted abstracts to the 47th Critical Care Congress highlighting their success with the ICU Liberation initiative and implem...
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).