ICU Protocols pp 631-637 | Cite as

Initial Assessment and Resuscitation



Outcome in the ICU is predominantly determined by initial management of patients. Early identification of the patient at risk of life-threatening illness is essential to manage them appropriately and prevent further deterioration. “Time is tissue” in critically ill patients, and a prompt and protocolized resuscitation regimen will help in salvaging these patients.


Severe Sepsis Bacterial Meningitis Noninvasive Ventilation Pericardial Tamponade Initial Resuscitation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Critical CareMedanta – The Medicity HospitalGurgaonIndia
  2. 2.Medanta Institute of Critical Care & AnaesthesiaMedanta – The Medicity HospitalGurgaonIndia

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