During the ICU Ward Round

  • Martin W. DünserEmail author
  • Daniel Dankl


This is the last but likely most important systematic examination algorithm of this book. A scheme is suggested for the structured “head-to-toe” examination of the ICU patient during daily ward rounds developed to screen the most relevant “hotspots” of the patient. Based on each patient’s individual findings, the algorithm can be expanded by single examination steps or another systematic examination scheme (Table 20.1).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care MedicineKepler University Hospital, Johannes Kepler University LinzLinzAustria
  2. 2.Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and General Intensive CareSalzburg University Hospital and Paracelsus Private Medical UniversitySalzburgAustria

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