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Clinical Guidelines

Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International Guidelines for Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: 2012
Crit Care Med; 2013 41(2) 580-637 
Revision Underway

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Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Pain, Agitation, and Delirium in Adult Patients in the Intensive Care Unit 
Crit Care Med
; 2013; 41 263-306
Revision Underway

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Guidelines for the use of an insulin infusion for the management of hyperglycemia in critically ill patients
Crit Care Med. 2012;40: 3251-3276
As this guideline was being prepared for publication, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration indicated that many glucose meters have not been tested for patients who are critically ill and this precaution will be added to the label of new devices. Manufacturers are in discussion with the Food and Drug Administration to understand the details surrounding this issue

Guidelines for the determination of brain death in infants and children: An update of the 1987 Task Force recommendations
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011; 2139-2155
Executive Summary

2011 Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections
© 2011 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of intravascular catheter-related infection: 2009 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Clin Infect Dis. 2009;49:1-45
Revision Underway

Clinical practice guideline: red blood cell transfusion in adult trauma and critical care
Crit Care Med. 2009;37:3124-3157
Revision Underway

Clinical practice parameters for hemodynamic support of pediatric and neonatal septic shock: 2007 update from the American College of Critical Care Medicine
Crit Care Med. 2009;37:666-688
Revision Underway

Guidelines for the provision and assessment of nutrition support therapy in the adult critically ill patient: Society of Critical Care Medicine and American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Crit Care Med. 2009;37:1-30
Executive Summary
Revision Underway

Recommendations for the diagnosis and management of corticosteroid insufficiency in critically ill adult patients: consensus statements from an international task force by the American College of Critical Care Medicine
Crit Care Med. 2008;36:1937-1949

Guidelines for evaluation of new fever in critically ill adult patients: 2008 update from the American College of Critical Care Medicine and the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Crit Care Med. 2008;36:1330-1349
Revision Underway

Recommendations for end-of-life care in the intensive care unit: a consensus statement by the American College of Critical Care Medicine
Crit Care Med. 2008;36:953-963

Early Acute Management in Adults with Spinal Cord Injury: A Clinical Practice Guideline for Health-Care Professionals
© 2008 Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine

Clinical practice guidelines for support of the family in the patient-centered intensive care unit: American College of Critical Care Medicine Task Force 2004-2005
Crit Care Med. 2007;35:605-622
Revision Underway

Clinical practice guidelines for sustained neuromuscular blockade in the adult critically ill patient
Crit Care Med. 2002;30:142-156
Revision Underway

Recommendations for nonheartbeating organ donation. A position paper by the Ethics Committee, American College of Critical Care Medicine, Society of Critical Care Medicine
Crit Care Med. 2001;29:1826-1831
Revision Underway

Guidelines for standards of care for patients with acute respiratory failure on mechanical ventilatory support. Task Force on Guidelines; Society of Critical Care Medicine
Crit Care Med. 1991;19:275-278

Administrative Guidelines

An Official American Thoracic Society/International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation/Society of Critical Care Medicine/Association of Organ and Procurement Organizations/United Network of Organ Sharing Statement: Ethical and Policy Considerations in Organ Donation after Circulatory Determination of Death
Am J Respir Crit Care Med.July 1, 2013, 188(1)103-109

Guidelines for intensive care unit design
Crit Care Med. 2012; 1586-1600

Guidelines and levels of care for pediatric intensive care units
Crit Care Med. 2004;32:2117-2127
Revision Underway

Admission and discharge guidelines for the pediatric patient requiring intermediate care
Crit Care Med. 2004;32:1215-1218
Revision Underway

Guidelines for the inter- and intrahospital transport of critically ill patients
Crit Care Med. 2004;32:256-262

Critical care delivery: defining clinical roles and the best practice model
Crit Care Med. 2001;29:2007-2019
Revision Underway

Endorsed Guidelines
Following are guidelines the SCCM was asked to endorse. The SCCM was not involved in the creation of these guidelines but has reviewed and approved their content as it relates to critical care medicine.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Quality: Improving Cardiac Resuscitation Outcomes Both Inside and Outside the Hospital: A Consensus Statement From the American Heart Association
Circulation. 2013;128:417-435; originally published online June 25, 2013; doi: 10.1161/CIR.0b013e31829d8654
© 2013 American Heart Association, Inc.

A.S.P.E.N. Position Paper: Recommendations for Changes in Commercially Available Parenteral Multivitamin and Multi-Trace Element Products
Nutr Clin Pract .2012;27:440

Appropriate Use Criteria for Diagnostic Catherization
© 2012 American College of Cardiology

Guideline for Acute Kidney Injury
The Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Infants and Children Older Than 3 Months of Age: Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America
© Infectious Diseases Society of America

An Opinion Paper Outlining Recommendations for Training, Credentialing, and Documenting and Justifying Critical Care Pharmacy Services
© American College of Clinical Pharmacy

Recommended Design Features of Future Clinical Trials of Antibacterial Agents for Hospital-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia and Ventilator-Associated Bacterial Pneumonia
Clinical Infectious Diseases 2010;51(S1):S150–S170

ACCF/ASE/AHA/ASNC/HFSA/HRS/SCAI/SCCM/SCCT/SCMR: 2011 Appropriate Use Criteria for Echocardiography
J Am Coll Cardiol.
Published online November 19, 2010

Shared Decision Making in the Appropriate Initiation of and Withdrawal from Dialysis: Clinical Practice Guideline, Second Edition
© 2010 Renal Physicians Association

Evidence-based guideline update: determining brain death in adults: report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology
Neurology. 2010;74:1911-1918

Family caregivers, patients and physicians: ethical guidance to optimize relationships.
J Gen Intern Med. 2010;25:255-260

Sexuality and Reproductive Health in Adults with Spinal Cord Injury: A Clinical Practice Guideline for Health-Care Professionals
© 2010 Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care, Second Edition
© 2009 National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care

Respiratory Management Following Spinal Cord Injury: What You Should Know A Guide for People with Spinal Cord Injury
© 2009 Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine

Management of pediatric trauma
Pediatrics. 2008;121:849-854

Post-cardiac arrest syndrome: epidemiology, pathophysiology, treatment, and prognostication. A consensus statement from the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation.
Circulation. 2008;118:2452-2483

ACCF/ASE/ACEP/AHA/ASNC/SCAI/SCCT/SCMR 2008 appropriateness criteria for stress echocardiography.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008;51:1127-1147

Compendium of strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitals
© 2008 The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

Retired Guidelines

Clinical practice guidelines for the maintenance of patient physical safety in the intensive care unit: use of restraining therapies–American College of Critical Care Medicine Task Force 2001-2002
Crit Care Med. 2003;31:2665-2676

Guidelines for intensive care unit admission, discharge, and triage. Task Force of the American College of Critical Care Medicine, Society of Critical Care Medicine
Crit Care Med. 1999;27:633-638
Revision Underway

Surviving Sepsis Campaign: international guidelines for management of severe sepsis and septic shock: 2008.
Dellinger RP, Levy MM, Carlet JM, et al. Surviving Sepsis Campaign: international guidelines for management of severe sepsis and septic shock: 2008 [published correction appears in Crit Care Med. 2008;36:1394-1396]. Crit Care Med. 2008;36:296-327.
Lilly Annoucement: Withdrawal of Xigris
2009 Statement on Glucose Control

Guidelines for the acute medical management of severe traumatic brain injury in infants, children, and adolescents
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2003;4(suppl 3):S1-S75

Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
MMWR Recomm Rep. 2002;51:1-29

Clinical practice guidelines for the sustained use of sedatives and analgesics in the critically ill adult
Crit Care Med. 2002;30:117-141

Guidelines on critical care services and personnel: recommendations based on a system of categorization of three levels of care
Crit Care Med. 2003;31:2677-2683

Guidelines on admission and discharge for adult intermediate care units. American College of Critical Care Medicine of the Society of Critical Care Medicine
Crit Care Med. 1998;26(3):607-610

Guidelines for intensive care unit design
Crit Care Med. 1995;23:582-588