Protocolized intensive care unit management of analgesia, sedation, and delirium improves analgesia and subsyndromal delirium rates
Anesthesia and analgesia, Volume 111, Issue 2, 2010, Pages 451-463.
Sedatives and analgesics, in doses that alter consciousness in the intensive care unit (ICU), contribute to delirium and mortality. Pain, agitation, and delirium can be monitored in ICU patients. These symptoms were noted before (PRE) and after (POST) a protocol to alleviate undesirable symptoms. Analgesia and sedation levels, the inciden...More
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