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ICU is a Team Sport

2021 19 Apr

The importance of creating a psychologically safe workplace and the need for a fundamental shift in workforce culture to foster compassionate leadership and collaborative approaches to delivering safe, supported care. I  write this almost one year to the day after the UK announced its first coronavirus pandemic lockdown. The next few... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 18 - Issue 3, 2018

2018 16 Oct

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Does Dexmedetomidine Reduce Delirium by Improving Sleep?

2016 30 Nov

Delirium is a common complication in intensive care unit (ICU) patients and its occurrence is associated with worse outcome (Inouye et al. 2014; Abelha et al. 2013). Sleep disturbances are considered one of the important risk factors of delirium development (Flink et al. 2012). Recent evidence shows that dexmedetomidine, either at sedative or non-sedative... Read more