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Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Pain, Agitation, and Delirium in Adult Patients in the Intensive Care Unit
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 AmericanExpand
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Advancing the science of symptom management.
UNLABELLED Since the publication of the original Symptom Management Model (Larson et al. 1994), faculty and students at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Nursing Centre forExpand
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Validation of the critical-care pain observation tool in adult patients.
BACKGROUND Little research has been conducted to validate pain assessment tools in critical care, especially for patients who cannot communicate verbally. OBJECTIVE To validate the Critical-CareExpand
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Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Pain, Agitation/Sedation, Delirium, Immobility, and Sleep Disruption in Adult Patients in the ICU
Objective: To update and expand the 2013 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Pain, Agitation, and Delirium in Adult Patients in the ICU. Design: Thirty-two international experts, fourExpand
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Models for structuring a clinical initiative to enhance palliative care in the intensive care unit: A report from the IPAL-ICU Project (Improving Palliative Care in the ICU)*
Objective:To describe models used in successful clinical initiatives to improve the quality of palliative care in critical care settings. Data Sources:We searched the MEDLINE database from inceptionExpand
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Pain behaviors observed during six common procedures: Results from Thunder Project II*
ObjectivePatients frequently display behaviors during procedures that may be pain related. Clinicians often rely on the patient’s demonstration of behaviors as a cue to presence of pain. The purposeExpand
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Burn injury pain: the continuing challenge.
UNLABELLED The development of more effective methods of relieving pain associated with burn injury is a major unmet medical need. Not only is acute burn injury pain a source of immense suffering, butExpand
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Guidelines for Family-Centered Care in the Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adult ICU
Objective: To provide clinicians with evidence-based strategies to optimize the support of the family of critically ill patients in the ICU. Methods: We used the Council of Medical SpecialtyExpand
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Patients' perceptions and responses to procedural pain: results from Thunder Project II.
BACKGROUND Little is known about the painfulness of procedures commonly performed in acute and critical care settings. OBJECTIVE To describe pain associated with turning, wound drain removal,Expand
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Intensive care unit quality improvement: A “how-to” guide for the interdisciplinary team*
Objective:Quality improvement is an important activity for all members of the interdisciplinary critical care team. Although an increasing number of resources are available to guide clinicians,Expand
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