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Megan’s Story: How Management of Delirium in the ICU Can Vastly Improve Patient Outcomes
By Kali Dayton · 2 months ago
More often than not, ICU patients today are subjected to unbearable bouts of sedation, immobility, and the inevitable delirium that accompanies a lack of evidence-based treatment. Sadly, many of these patients don’t survive, and even ...
Kenneth’s Story: A Poignant Example of How Evidence-Based Care Can Improve Patient Outcomes in the Intensive Care Unit
By Kali Dayton · 3 months ago
In my haste to convey the horror experienced by so many patients who have been sedated and immobilized in the ICU, the case studies I’ve published have not had particularly happy endings. So far, the ...
Jim’s Story: How Evidence-Based Practices Can Stop the Domino Effect and Reduce ICU Complications
By Kali Dayton · 4 months ago
I hate to say it, but what I’m about to tell you is nothing new. The unnecessary suffering I’m about to describe has occurred countless times due to a culture of habit in the intensive ...
Susanne’s Story: How to Improve ICU Patient Outcomes with the ABCDEF Bundle
By Kali Dayton · 5 months ago
When we think about the intensive care unit, most of us would assume it’s a place that provides the best possible treatment for patients, and is always on the cutting edge of science, medicine and ...