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Table 2 Interventions/processes amenable to protocolization

From: Protocols in the management of critical illness

Ventilator weaning
Acute lung injury/lung protective ventilation
Rapid antibiotic administration
Daily interruption of sedation
Other sedation
Catheter placement
Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis
Early mobility
Stress ulcer prevention
Transfusion restriction
Massive transfusion
Hypothermia after cardiac arrest
Ventilator-associated pneumonia prevention
Delirium assessment
Delirium treatment
Palliative care/end of life
Electrolyte replacement
Acute coronary syndrome
Acute brain injury
Intracerebral hemorrhage
Glucose control
Critical care code/Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Oral hygiene