Resultados: 5

    Guideline for stress ulcer prophylaxis in the intensive care unit

    Dan. med. j; 61 (3), 2014
    Stress ulcer prophylaxis (SUP) is commonly used in the intensive care unit (ICU), and is recommended in the Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines 2012. The present guideline from the Danish Society of Intensive Care Medicine and the Danish Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine sums up curr...

    Operative fixation of rib fractures after blunt trauma: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

    "BACKGROUND: Rib fractures are identified in 10% of all injury victims and are associated with significant morbidity (33%) and mortality (12%). Significant progress has been made in the management of rib fractures over the past few decades, including operative reduction and internal fixation (rib ORIF); ...

    An official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice guideline: the diagnosis of intensive care unit-acquired weakness in adults

    RATIONALE: Profound muscle weakness during and after critical illness is termed intensive care unit-acquired weakness (ICUAW). OBJECTIVES: To develop diagnostic recommendations for ICUAW. METHODS: A multidisciplinary expert committee generated diagnostic questions. A systematic review was performed, and ...

    Guidelines for the prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia and their implementation. The Spanish "Zero-VAP" bundle

    Med. intensiva; 38 (4), 2014
    "BACKGROUND: ""Zero-VAP"" is a proposal for the implementation of a simultaneous multimodal intervention in Spanish intensive care units (ICU) consisting of a bundle of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) prevention measures. METHODS/DESIGN: An initiative of the Spanish Societies of Intensive Care Med...

    Clinical practice guidelines for the management of pain, agitation, and delirium in adult patients in the intensive care unit

    Crit. care med; 41 (1), 2013
    OBJECTIVE: To revise the "Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Sustained Use of Sedatives and Analgesics in the Critically Ill Adult" published in Critical Care Medicine in 2002. METHODS: The American College of Critical Care Medicine assembled a 20-person, multidisciplinary, multi-institutional task for...