Category Archives: Critical Care

Sepsis for CMS

On Oct 1, 2015 CMS began requiring hospitals to report their data on how they meet certain metrics for patients with “severe sepsis” via Sepsis Bundle Project v 5.0a. As with everything CMS, the details are things we need to … Continue reading

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1. A-1 (Analgesia First) Sedation for intubated patients

Practice Change:  WOW, we all need to be doing this TODAY. What we do in the ED DOES matter and is linked to a HUGE mortality benefit.  I will be using Fentanyl as the primary agent for pain control after … Continue reading

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