Current practices and barriers impairing physicians’ and nurses’ adherence to analgo-sedation recommendations in the intensive care unit - a national survey

@inproceedings{Sneyers2014CurrentPA,
  title={Current practices and barriers impairing physicians’ and nurses’ adherence to analgo-sedation recommendations in the intensive care unit - a national survey},
  author={Barbara Sneyers and P. F. Laterre and Marc M. Perreault and Dominique Wouters and Anne Spinewine},
  booktitle={Critical care},
  year={2014}
}
INTRODUCTION Appropriate management of analgo-sedation in the intensive care unit (ICU) is associated with improved patient outcomes. Our objectives were: a) to describe utilization of analgo-sedation regimens and strategies (assessment using scales, protocolized analgo-sedation and daily sedation interruption (DSI)) and b) to describe and compare perceptions challenging utilization of these strategies, amongst physicians and nurses. METHODS In the 101 adult ICUs in Belgium, we surveyed all… CONTINUE READING