A Element

Implementing the A Element of the ABCDEF bundle

This ICU Liberation presentation compares pain assessment tools, identifies challenges for effective pain assessment, pain prevention, and pain management. Use this to help implement the A Element of the ABCDEF Bundle.

Numerical Pain Rating Scale (NRS)

The Numeric Pain Rating Scale (NPRS) can be used to assess pain in adults, including those in the intensive care unit (ICU). It can be used in the A Element of the ABCDEF Bundle.

Behavioral Pain Scale (BPS)

The Behavioral Pain Scale (BPS) can be used to assess pain in in adults, including those in the intensive care unit (ICU). It can be used in the A Element of the ABCDEF Bundle. It can be used for intubated patients and nonintubated patients.

Behavioral Pain Scale Training Poster

The Behavioral Pain Scale (BPS) can be used to assess pain in in adults, including those in the intensive care unit (ICU). This poster helps train clinicians on how to use the BPS Scale for intubated and non-intubated patients. It can be used in the A Element of the ABCDEF Bun...

Primary Pain Management: Opioids

Pharmacology of Opiate Analgesics. This chart can be used to help treat pain for adult patients in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Nonopioid Medication Options

Pharmacology of Nonopiate Analgesics. This chart can be used to help treat pain for patients in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Healing Touch International

Healing Touch is a relaxing, nurturing, heart-centered energy therapy that uses gentle, intentional touch that assists in balancing physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being. Alternative therapies can be used as nonpharmacologic treatments for pain for patients, in...

American Music Therapy Association

Music Therapy and AMTA can be used as nonpharmacologic treatments for pain for patients, including those in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Impact of Pet Music Therapy

In this webcast from the Society of Critical Care Medicine's (SCCM) Project Dispatch series, The Impact of Pet and Music Therapy on the Critically Ill, expert faculty will share their unique experiences with integrative therapies for patients and families in the ICU.

Successfully Overcoming Assessment and Treatment Challenges for ICU Pain

This webcast provides an overview of the landscape of pain assessment and pain management in ICU patients within the context of the ABCDEF bundle, and offer suggestions for interventions.

Critical-Care Pain Observation Tool (CPOT)

Critical-Care Pain Observation Tool can be used to assess pain in adults, including those in the intensive care unit (ICU). It can be used in the A Element of the ABCDEF Bundle.

Critical-Care Pain Observation Tool: How to Use it in Your ICU

Critical-Care Pain Observation Tool can be used to assess pain in adults, including those in the intensive care unit (ICU). This video offers instructions on how to use the Critical-Care Pain Observation Tool.