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Seizures, Stroke, and Other Neurological Emergencies

This is a complimentary chapter from Comprehensive Critical Care: Adult, Second Edition (2017), titled "Seizures, Stroke, and Other Neurological Emergencies." Comprehensive Critical Care: Adult is the most complete critical care textbook for any learner in adult practice.


SCCM Pod-348 Delirium in Critically Ill Children

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Chani Traube, MD, about the article, “Delirium in Critically Ill Children: An International Point Prevalence Study,” published in the April 2017 issue of Critical Care Medicine.


SCCM Pod-345 International Survey of Critically Ill Children with Acute Neurological Insults

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Ericka L. Fink, MD, MS, about the  PANGEA study (Prevalence of Acute Critical Neurological Disease in Children: A Global Epidemiological Assessment), published in the April 2017 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.


SCCM Pod-340 Interview with Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Patrick Kochanek

Ranjit Deshpande, MD, speaks with Patrick Kochanek, MD, MCCM, about his plenary talk at the 46th Critical Care Congress in Honolulu, Hawaii, entitled “The Brain and Hypothermia: From Aristotle to Targeted Temperature Management, the Good Stuff Keeps Coming Back.”


SCCM Pod-337 Clinical Practice Guidelines for Sustained Neuromuscular Blockade in the Adult Critically Ill Patient: 2016 Update

Todd Fraser, MD, speaks with Michael J. Murray, MD, PhD, FCCM, FCCP, about the article, “Clinical Practice Guidelines for Sustained Neuromuscular Blockade in the Adult Critically Ill Patient,” published in Critical Care Medicine.


SCCM Pod-315 Pharmacological Therapies for Intracranial Hypertension in Children With Severe TBI

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Steven L. Shein, MD, about the article, “Effectiveness of Pharmacological Therapies for Intracranial Hypertension in Children With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury—Results From an Automated Data Collection System Time-Synched to Drug Administration,” published in the March 2016 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.


SCCM Pod-271 Epidemiology of Vasospasm in Children with Moderate-to-Severe TBI

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Nicole O’Brien, MD, about the article, “The Epidemiology of Vasospasm in Children with Moderate-to-Severe Traumatic Brain Injury,” published in the March 2015 issue of Critical Care Medicine.


SCCM Pod-241 Stem Cell Therapies in Critical Illness

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Michael Matthay, MD, Professor of Medicine and Anesthesia at the University of California at San Francisco and a Senior Associate at the Cardiovascular Research Institute. Dr. Matthay discusses “Stem Cell Therapies in Critical Illness,” along with some thoughts on the treatment of ARDS and clinical trials in general.


SCCM Pod-171 CCM: National Trends for Subdural Hematoma

Jennifer A. Frontera, MD, discusses national trends in the prevalence, cost and discharge disposition of patients after subdural hematoma.


SCCM Pod-140 PCCM: Blood/Brain Barrier Permeability During Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Monica Vavilala, MD, discusses her recent article published in the May issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, titled “Change in Blood-Brain Barrier Permeability During Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis Treatment.”


SCCM Pod-139 CCM: Duration of Delirium as an ICU Predictor of Cognitive Impairment

 Timothy D. Girard, MD, MSCI, discusses his article published in the July 2010 Critical Care Medicine, titled “Delirium as a Predictor of Long-Term Cognitive Impairment in Survivors of Critical Illness.”


Prophylaxis of Venous Thrombosis in Neurocritical Care Patients

The risk of death from venous thromboembolism (VTE) is high in intensive care unit patients with neurological diagnoses. In response to this need for guidance, the Neurocritical Care Society set out to develop and evidence-based guideline using GRADE to safely reduce VTE and its associated complications.


Guideline for Reversal of Antithrombotics in Intracranial Hemorrhage

A Statement for Healthcare Professionals from the Neurocritical Care Society and Society of Critical Care Medicine​. 


Update in the Management of Increased Intracranial Pressure: Pressure, Volume, Vector, Substrate Deficiency— ICP Isn’t Just ICP Anymore

This is a complimentary chapter from the 2019 textbook: Current Concepts in Adult Critical Care titled "Update in the Management of Increased Intracranial Pressure: Pressure, Volume, Vector, Substrate Deficiency— ICP Isn’t Just ICP Anymore."  
 


Latest in Management of Pediatric Acute Ischemic Stroke

This is a complimentary chapter from the 2019 textbook: Current Concepts in Pediatric Critical Care titled, "Latest in Management of Pediatric Acute Ischemic Stroke."


Death by Neurologic Criteria

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on Death by Neurologic Criteria. 


Intracranial Hypertension

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on intracranial hypertension.