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Daily Sedative Interruption in Critically Ill Patients Being Managed With a Sedation Protocol (SLEAP)
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the use of both a nurse-driven sedation protocol and daily sedative interruption, compared with a sedation protocol alone, result in better outcomes for mechanically ventilated adults.
Early mobilization and recovery in mechanically ventilated patients in the ICU: a bi-national, multi-centre, prospective cohort study.
The aim of this study was to investigate current mobilization practice, strength at ICU discharge and functional recovery at 6 months among mechanically ventilated ICU patients.
Dexmedetomidine Based Sedation for Post-surgery Critically Ill Adults: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
Using dexmedetomidine (Dex) as a sedative agent may benefit the clinical outcomes of post-surgery patients. We reviewed randomized controlled trials to assess whether use of a Dex could improve the outcomes in post-surgery critically ill adults.
Muscular Electrostimulation of the Sedated and Mechanically Ventilated Critically Ill Patient. Analysis of the Effect on Acquired Muscular Weakness and Its Clinical Consequences.
Even 20-50% of patients under sedation and mechanical ventilation develops myopathy and / or neuropathy which difficulties both the process...
Comfort and Patient-centred care without excessive sedation: the eCASH concept
We propose an integrated and adaptable approach to improve patient care and clinical outcomes through analgesia and light sedation, initiated early during an episode of critical illness and as a priority of care.
Effect of Hydrocortisone on 21-Day Mortality or Respiratory Support Among Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Objective: To determine the effect of hydrocortisone on treatment failure on day 21 in critically ill patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection and acute respiratory failure.
Antibiotic stewardship in the newborn surgical patient: A quality improvement project in the neonatal intensive care unit.
There is significant diversity in the utilization of antibiotics for neonates undergoing surgical procedures. Our institution standardized antibiotic administration for surgical neonates, in which no empiric antibiotics...