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Spontaneous Awakening and Breathing Trials: Strategies to Optimize Patient Outcomes
Michael J. Cawley, PharmD, RRT, CPFT, FCCM, and Kenneth D. Hargett, MHA, RRT, FAARC, FCCM, review spontaneous awakening trials (SAT) and spontaneous breathing trials (SBT) to reduce the intensive care unit (ICU) length of stay (LOS) and to help improve ICU outcomes.
Impact of Pet Music Therapy
In this webcast from the Society of Critical Care Medicine's (SCCM) Project Dispatch series, The Impact of Pet and Music Therapy on the Critically Ill, expert faculty will share their unique experiences with integrative therapies for patients and families in the ICU.
ICU Liberation: Post Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS)
James C. Jackson, Psy.D, assistant professor at Vanderbilt University, discusses Post-Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS), a condition that affects survivors of critical care illness. He defines PICS, examines how PICS affects patients and families, and identifies common ICU practi...
ICU Liberation: Changing Practice at the Bedside
In this excerpt from the Society of Critical Care Medicine's 43rd Critical Care Congress, leaders from the ICU Liberation initiative discuss strategies for improving outcomes and identify strategies and barriers to guideline implementation.
Implementing the ABCDEF Bundle : Teaching Slides
Implement the ICU Liberation ABCDEF Bundle to help reduce delirium, improve pain management, and reduce long-term consequences for adult intensive care unit (ICU) patients. This .zip file includes all the teaching slides to implement each element of the ABCDEF Bundle
Implementing the E component of the ABCDEF Bundle
This guide can help clinicians implement the E Element of the ABCDEF Bundle: Early Mobility. Understand the deficits ICU survivors face and describe the benefits of early mobility in ICU, identify strategies for successful implementation of early mobilization program.
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.
Implementing the B Element of the ABCDEF Bundle
The B Element of the ABCDEF Bundle relates to Both Spontaneous Awakening Trials and Spontaneous Breathing Trails. This guide reviews current evidence related to the hazards of deep sedation and the benefits of a coordinated SAT and SBT approach.
Implementing the A Element of the ABCDEF bundle
This ICU Liberation presentation compares pain assessment tools, identifies challenges for effective pain assessment, pain prevention, and pain management. Use this to help implement the A Element of the ABCDEF Bundle.