ICU Guidelines

Clinical and administrative guidelines published from the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and other organizations to help guiding the clinicians caring for critically-ill patients!

IDSA Guidance on the Treatment of Antimicrobial-Resistant Gram-Negative Infections: Version 2.0

A focus on AmpC β-lactamase-Producing Enterobacterales, Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii, and Stenotrophomonas maltophilia Infections,

March 31, 2022

2021 Focused Update Guidelines on Management of Clostridioides difficile Infection in Adults

Clinical Practice Guideline by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

June 14, 2021

Critical Illness-Related Corticosteroid Insufficiency

Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Critical Illness-Related Corticosteroid Insufficiency (CIRCI) in Critically Ill Patients

January 1, 2018


IDSA Guidelines on the Treatment and Management of Patients with COVID-19

March 23, 2022

Liver Failure

Guidelines for the Management of Adult Acute and Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure

February 1, 2020


Mechanical Ventilation in Adult Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

May 1, 2017

IDSA Guidance on the Treatment of Antimicrobial-Resistant Gram-Negative Infections: Version 1.0.

A Focus on Extended-Spectrum β-lactamase Producing Enterobacterales, Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacterales, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa with Difficult-to-Treat Resistance

March 3, 2022

Community Acquired Pneumonia

Diagnosis and Treatment of Adults with Community-acquired Pneumonia. An Official Clinical Practice Guideline of the American Thoracic Society and Infectious Diseases Society of America

October 1, 2019

Intracranial Hemorrhage

Guideline for Reversal of Antithrombotics in Intracranial Hemorrhage

December 1, 2016

Sepsis and Septic Shock

Updated global adult sepsis guidelines, released in October 2021 by the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC)

October 4, 2021

Pain, Agitation, and Sedation

Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Pain, Agitation/Sedation, Delirium, Immobility, and Sleep Disruption in Adult Patients in the ICU

September 1, 2018

Neuromuscular Blockade

Guidelines for Sustained Neuromuscular Blockade in the Adult Critically Ill Patient

November 1, 2016