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Name of Media:

Executive Summary: Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Pain, Agitation/Sedation, Delirium, Immobility, and Sleep Disruption in Adult Patients in the ICU


John W. Devlin, PharmD, FCCM; Yoanna Skrobik, MD, FRCP(c), MSc, FCCM; Céline Gélinas, RN, PhD ; Dale M. Needham, MD, PhD; Arjen J. C. Slooter, MD, PhD; Pratik P. Pandharipande, MD, MSCI, FCCM; Paula L. Watson, MD; Gerald L. Weinhouse, MD; Mark E. Nunnally, MD, FCCM; Bram Rochwerg, MD, MSc; Michele C. Balas, RN, PhD, FCCM, FAAN; Mark van den Boogaard, RN, PhD; Karen J. Bosma, MD; Nathaniel E. Brummel, MD, MSCI; Gerald Chanques, MD, PhD; Linda Denehy, PT, PhD; Xavier Drouot, MD, PhD; Gilles L. Fraser, PharmD, MCCM; Jocelyn E. Harris, OT, PhD; Aaron M. Joffe, DO, FCCM; Michelle E. Kho, PT, PhD; John P. Kress, MD; Julie A. Lanphere, DO; Sharon McKinley, RN, PhD; Karin J. Neufeld, MD, MPH; Margaret A. Pisani, MD, MPH33; Jean-Francois Payen, MD, PhD;Brenda T. Pun, RN, DNP; Kathleen A. Puntillo, RN, PhD, FCCM; Richard R. Riker, MD, FCCM; Bryce R. H. Robinson, MD, MS, FACS, FCCM; Yahya Shehabi, MD, PhD, FCICM; Paul M. Szumita, PharmD, FCCM; Chris Winkelman, RN, PhD, FCCM; John E. Centofanti, MD, MSc; Carrie Price, MLS; Sina Nikayin, MD; Cheryl J. Misak, PhD; Pamela D. Flood, MD; Ken Kiedrowski, MA; Waleed Alhazzani, MD, MSc.

Publisher or Source:

The Society of Critical Care Medicine and Wolters Kluwer Health

Type of Media:

Medical Journal

Media Originally for:

Critical Care Physicians, Nurses and/or Other Critical Care Medical Professionals

Country of Origin:

United States

Primary Focus of Media:

Pre-Use of PICS Designation

COVID-19 Related:



Clinical practice guidelines are published and promoted, often by professional societies, because they provide a current and transparently analyzed review of relevant research and are written with the aim to guide clinical practice. The 2018 Pain, Agitation/sedation, Delirium, Immobility (rehabilitation/mobilization), and Sleep (disruption) (PADIS) guidelines first 1) builds on this mission by updating the 2013 PAD guidelines ; 2) by adding two inextricably related clinical care topics (immobility and sleep); 3) by including patients as collaborators and coauthors; and 4) by inviting panelists from high-income countries as an early step toward incorporating more diverse practices and expertise from the global critical care

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