Are non-pharmacological interventions for patient agitation in ICU effective?

Anne Mette Nørby Adams, Diane Chamberlain, Charlotte Brun Thorup, Mette Groenkjaer, Tiffany Conroy

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Introduction: There are major concerns related to an overreliance on pharmacological interventions and physical restraints for patient agitation. However, person-centred non-pharmacological interventions to prevent and manage agitation in the intensive care unit are not well understood.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S22
Number of pages1
JournalAustralian Critical Care
Issue numberSupplement 1
Publication statusPublished - 2022
EventANZICS/ACCCN ASM - International Convention Centre Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Duration: 27 Apr 202229 Apr 2022


  • Non-pharmacological interventions
  • patient agitation
  • ICU
  • person-centred
  • clinical practice


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