BEST PRACTICES

Best practices are "State-of-the Art" tools for the critical care clinician to improve  quality of care and outcome of critical illnesses. 

Shivering during TTM

Shivering during TTM

Protocol for the interventions used in the prevention and treatment of shivering during therapeutic hypothermia protocol and Targeted Temperature Management (TTM).

Mar 1, 2022

ARDS Management

ARDS Management

Lung protection strategy is an effective treatment in acute respiratory distress syndrome and should be applied to all ARDS patient based on a well-detailed protocol.

Aug 15, 2020

Assessment of Hyponatremia

Assessment of Hyponatremia

The diagnosis of hyponatremia in the ICU can be made easy in a systematic way by answering these four main questions.

Sep 16, 2021

Management of ARDS

Management of ARDS

Interventions for patients with Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome dictated by the severity of ARDS defined as mild (PaO2/FiO2 200-300), moderate (PaO2/FiO2 100-200), and severe (PaO2/FiO2 <100).

Sep 22, 2021

Management of Status Epilepticus

Management of Status Epilepticus

A stepwise approach to the management of status epilepticus in adults of more than 40 Kg of weight based on the most recent evidence!

Nov 11, 2021

Management of Pulmonary Embolism

Management of Pulmonary Embolism

Clinical decision algorithm in the management of pulmonary embolism.

Nov 2, 2021

ICU Sedation

ICU Sedation

ICU Sedation is important in the ICU to facilitate amnesia during critical illness, to prevent delirium, to facilitate invasive management, to promote ventilator-patient synchrony, and to circumvent post-traumatic stress disorder.

Sep 12, 2021

Protective Lung Strategy Targets

Protective Lung Strategy Targets

Driving pressure and transpulmonary pressure have been more studied recently as targets in protective lung ventilation in addition to low tidal volume, appropriate PEEP, and limited plateau pressure!

Aug 13, 2021

The Blue Protocol

The Blue Protocol

The BLUE-protocol combines certain ultrasound signs with results of a sequential venous analysis to give a clinical diagnosis and etiology of acute dyspnea and respiratory failure.

Oct 1, 2021

Intracranial Hypertension

Intracranial Hypertension

Decompressive Craniectomy and a Stepwise Approach to Elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) in Patients with Severe traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Oct 12, 2021

ICU Sedation Algorithm

ICU Sedation Algorithm

This tool guides therapeutic interventions to minimize sedation and analgesia based on achieving CPOT, RASS, and CAM-ICU goals.

Oct 28, 2021

CAM-ICU

CAM-ICU

The 2018 clinical practice guidelines for Pain, Agitation, Delirium, Immobility, and Sleep Disruption (PADIS) recommend that all ADULT ICU patients be regularly assessed for delirium using CAM-ICU.

Jul 3, 2021