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ICU protocol may help reduce delirium, study says

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jan 27, 2015

An ICU protocol that uses blinds to control daylight, provides cognitive stimulation, and ensures patients have their glasses and hearing aids, may help reduce delirium, University of Pittsburgh researchers reported at the Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress. Researcher Pamela Smithburger said the MORE protocol may be successful because it standardizes care that otherwise may be overlooked while providing care in the ICU. Medscape (free registration) (01/20)


ICU nurse staffing linked with in-hospital death risk, study finds

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jan 23, 2015

Study looks at "obesity paradox" and enteral nutrition

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jan 23, 2015

Study finds dosing problems with new anticoagulants in ICU

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jan 23, 2015

Study: Adding NPs, PAs to ICU team may reduce mortality

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jan 27, 2015

Using antiseptic washcloths in ICU doesn't reduce HAIs, study says

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jan 23, 2015

Study: Sedation protocol doesn't reduce ventilator days, adverse events in NICU

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jan 23, 2015

Del. hospital expansion plan calls for 70 new NICU rooms

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jan 27, 2015

HHS to align Medicare payments to value-based, alternative care models

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jan 27, 2015

Study: 4.6% of elderly hospitalized after ED discharge

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jan 27, 2015


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