New Publication Offers Sedation Liberation and Patient Mobility Strategies

Discover strategies for managing pain, agitation and delirium in intensive care unit (ICU) patients with ICU Liberation: The Power of Pain Control, Minimal Sedation, and Early Mobility, a publication from the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). Created by a team of intensive care experts, including Michele Balas, PhD, RN, APRN-NP, CCRN, FCCM; Terry Clemmer, MD, FCCM; and Ken Hargett, MHA, RRT, FAARC, FCCM, this must-have publication offers practical information to help frontline staff implement sedation liberation and promote ICU patient mobility.

Topics include:

  • Gap analysis in performance improvement
  • Delirium in the ICU
  • Patients’ need for sleep
  • Ventilator strategies

Chapters provide evidence based on expert opinion, principles derived from other disciplines and practical experience.

ICU Liberation: The Power of Pain Control, Minimal Sedation, and Early Mobility is available for purchase in the SCCM Store in print and as an eBook for $75 for members ($95 for nonmembers). If you have any questions, please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.

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