INFOGRAPHICS

Infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data, or knowledge intended to present information quickly and clearly for better understanding of critical care diseases and evidence-based management.

ICU Liberation Bundle

Implementation tool for 2018 SCCM clinical practice guidelines for the prevention and management of Pain, agitation/sedation,
delirium, immobility, and sleep disruption in adult patients in the ICU.

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5 Steps in the Interpretation of Arterial Blood Gases

The accurate interpretation of arterial blood gases is crucial in critically ill patients. Clinicians, respiratory therapists, or nurses should be equipped with the appropriate knowledge for making the correct clinical decisions when interpreting blood gases.

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Prevention of CLABSI

The goal of an effective prevention program should be the elimination of CRBSI from all patientcare areas. Although this is challenging, programs have demonstrated success, but sustained elimination requires continued efforts!

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PCO2 v-a Gap in Hypoperfusion State

A proposed flow chart for utilizing ScvO2 & PCO2 v-a gap in hypoperfusion states. Note that MAP might be normal.

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Airway Pressure Release Ventilation for Protective Lung Strategy

Airway Pressure Release Ventilation (APRV) is a recruitment mode that provides a high mean airway pressure (MAP) by setting a prolonged inspiratory time, an adequate inspiratory pressure, and a short expiratory time. If adequately set, the mode provides a good recruitment and maintains adequate lung protection.

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