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Table 1 Candidate ICU clinical best practices considered for study

From: An innovative telemedicine knowledge translation program to improve quality of care in intensive care units: protocol for a cluster randomized pragmatic trial

Best Practice
Prophylaxis against venous thromboembolism
Prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia
Intensive insulin therapy to achieve tight glycemic control
Lung protective ventilation strategy
Daily interruption of sedation infusions
Restrictive transfusion strategy
Prophylaxis against gastric stress ulcers
Spontaneous breathing trials for mechanically-ventilated patients
Protocolized weaning from mechanical ventilation
Prevention of decubitus pressure ulcers
Provision of early enteral nutrition
Prevention of catheter-related blood stream infections
Pain assessment and management
Anxiety and delirium management
Improved end of life care