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WSACS Algorithms

The primary mission of the WSACS is to promote research, foster education, and improve the survival of patients with intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) and abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) by sharing information on effective management strategies. The following instructional materials are provided to aid in the education of physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, and other healthcare providers.

WSACS Consensus Guidelines Summary

The following tables summarize the WSACS consensus definitions and recommendations statements as published in Intensive Care Medicine. Further details and the evidence-based medicine support for these guidelines may be found in the published douments. The evidentiary grading utilizes the GRADE system. Details of the GRADE approach can be found at the GRADE Working Group.

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