Pain-Agitation/Sedation-Delirium (PAD) Guidelines: Tools for Implementation 2013

This is a guide for interdisciplinary implementation of the updated Pain-Agition/Sedation-Delirium Guideleines for the ICU. Twelve tools are included as follows: (1) Abstract from the 2013 Critical Care Medicine guidelines paper; (2) Abstract from a 2013 Seminars in Respiratory Critical Care paper about how to implement the guidelines; (3) Gap analysis tool for describing and prioritizing areas for improvement for guideline implementation; (4-5)Two different behavioral rating scales for pain assessment in delirium; (6) Richmond Agitation-Sedation Scale (RASS) (7) Sedation-Agitation Scale (SAS) (8) CAM-ICU flowsheet (9) Intensive Care Delirium Screening Checklist (10) Wake up and Breathe Protocol (11) Progressive Mobility Protocol (12) Points to consider when implementing the ABCDE bundle

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