Effects of increasing compliance with minimal sedation on duration of mechanical ventilation: a quality improvement intervention
Critical Care, 05/09/2012Amaral ACKB et al.
In a system already working at high levels of compliance, outcomes can still be improved. The intervention was successful in reducing the length of mechanical ventilation. ICUs should have a process of quality assurance in place to provide constant monitoring of key quality of care processes and correct deviations from the proposed standard.
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