Improved ICU Outcomes With Protocolized Management of Analgesia, Sedation and Delirium
To assess pain, agitation, and delirium experienced by critically ill patients daily and evaluate the impact of a protocol; to compare the incidence of coma and delirium, length of stay, mortality and costs of care between pre- and post-protocol groups.
Observational Model: Defined Population, Observational Model: Natural History, Time Perspective: Longitudinal, Time Perspective: Retrospective/Prospective
Hopital Maisonneuve Rosemont
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00506649
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Health care provided to a critically ill patient during a medical emergency or crisis.
Progressive Patient Care
Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.
Medical care provided after the regular practice schedule of the physicians. Usually it is designed to deliver 24-hour-a-day and 365-day-a-year patient care coverage for emergencies, triage, pediatric care, or hospice care.
Episode Of Care
An interval of care by a health care facility or provider for a specific medical problem or condition. It may be continuous or it may consist of a series of intervals marked by one or more brief separations from care, and can also identify the sequence of care (e.g., emergency, inpatient, outpatient), thus serving as one measure of health care provided.
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