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Sedation Interruption Protocol

Purpose

This nurse-driven algorithm provides inclusion and exclusion criteria for implementing appropriate daily sedation interruption for patients on continuous sedation. The protocol also includes parameters and criteria for re-initiating sedative medications, if indicated.

Contents

  • The Sedation Interruption Protocol
  • The Sedation Scale
Contact Person/Organization: 

 Strong Memorial Hospital

Type of Tool:

Publication Date: 
Unknown
Videos: 

Professor Geeta Mehta - Sedation Interruption SLEAP Study Results

Professor Richard Riker SCCM 2012 International Sedation Guidelines