Recovery Phase in the ICU

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Stacie Ethington
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Recovery Phase in the ICU

At my organization, patients often transfer directly to the ICU from OR or a procedural area, bypassing the PACU. If your organization does this also:

--What scale, if any, is nursing using to assess the patient's sedation level (Aldrete, MOASS, etc.)?
--Do you know of "recovery" standards that exist to guide practice?

Thank you!