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April 2024

Society of Critical Care Medicine Guidelines on Glycemic Control for Critically III Children and Adults 2024

Hyperglycemia is common in critically ill patients, is a marker for severity of illness, and may contribute directly to morbidity or mortality. Intensive insulin therapy (INT) had been shown to influence mortality and morbidity outcomes in specific research settings with early dextrose/nutritional support, but benefits are difficult to achieve in most clinical settings without significant risk of hypoglycemia and associated complications.

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October 2022

Canadian ICU Week: Must-Know Statistics About ICU Care

Plan Well provides an extensive list communication and decision support tools including conversation guide aimed at helping health care professionals improve their communication and decision-making skills in the context of serious illness.

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Family Satisfaction with the ICU Survey

A place to obtain the best validated questionnaire (The Family Satisfaction with ICU care- 24R) that can be used to systematically collect feedback from families of ICU patients that can be used to guide quality improvement initiatives.

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September 2021

Moral Distress and Other Wellness Measures in Canadian Critical Care Physicians

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November 2020

Tiered Physician Staffing Model for Critical Care Medicine (Ontario)

The Short Life Working Group created this resource with the aim of developing a model for the medical staffing of Critical Care units across the Province, during future pandemics or future waves of the current pandemic.

Guidance for the Management of Severe Acute Respiratory Infection in the Intensive Care Unit

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About the Association

The Canadian Critical Care Society (CCCS) is the National Specialty Society, representing Adult and Paediatric Critical Care Medicine physicians in Canada. The practice of Critical Care Medicine in Canada is multidisciplinary and CCCS members hold base specialty certification in anaesthesia, medicine, paediatrics, emergency medicine or surgery and some surgical subspecialties such as cardiac surgery and neurosurgery.

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