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SCCM Pod-376 2018 PADIS Guidelines

Kyle B. Enfield, MD, speaks with John W. Devlin, PharmD, FCCM, about the article "Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Pain, Agitation/Sedation, Delirium, Immobility, and Sleep Disruption in Adult Patients in the ICU" (Devlin JW, et al. Crit Care Med. 2018;46:e825-e873).

Dr. Devlin discusses what’s new in the 2018 guidelines, including the added topics of rehabilitation/mobilization and sleep, the guideline development process, and implementation strategies.

Dr. Devlin is an associate professor at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, and has been involved in the ICU Liberation committees and collaboratives.


Dexmedetomidine-Associated Hyperpyrexia in Three Critically Ill Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Explorations. In this study of three patients, the authors state that their findings suggest that high doses of dexmedetomidine infusion are associated with hyperpyrexia in a seemingly dose-dependent fashion in critically ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019.
 


Can antiplatelets be administered at the same time as anticoagulation in patients with COVID-19?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on February 24, 2021


Can children be anticoagulated or only adults?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on February 24, 2021


Journal Club Webcast: Spotlight on Pharmacy - December 2017

The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Journal Club: Spotlight on Pharmacy webcast features various pharmacy topics from the literature. This presentation is from December 2017.


Journal Club Webcast: Spotlight on Pharmacy - November 2017

The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Journal Club: Spotlight on Pharmacy webcast features various pharmacy topics from the literature. This presentation is from November 2017. 


Journal Club Webcast: Spotlight on Pharmacy - October 2017

The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Journal Club: Spotlight on Pharmacy webcast features various pharmacy topics from the literature. This presentation is from October 2017.


Journal Club Webcast: Spotlight on Pharmacy - September 2017

The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Journal Club: Spotlight on Pharmacy webcast features various pharmacy topics from the literature. This presentation is from September 2017.


Journal Club Webcast: Spotlight on Pharmacy - August 2017

The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Journal Club: Spotlight on Pharmacy webcast features various pharmacy topics from the literature. This presentation is from August 2017.


Updates in the Management of Iatrogenic Drug Dependence in the Pediatric ICU

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook: Current Concepts in Pediatric Critical Care, 2018 Edition​, titled "Updates in the Management of Iatrogenic Drug Dependence in the Pediatric ICU" 


SCCM Pod-VCCR8 Ketamine for Refractory Status Epilepticus

Sean P. Kane, PharmD, BCPS, speaks with Karen Berger, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP about refractory status epilepticus.


SCCM Pod-VCCR4 Common Sedatives and Paralytics for Rapid Sequence Intubation

Sean P. Kane, PharmD, BCPS, speaks with Joseph Muench, PharmD, BCPS about airway pharmacology. In the episode, the most common sedatives and paralytics for rapid sequence intubation are discussed, including concepts regarding dosing, adverse effects, onset and duration of effect, and clinical pearls.


SCCM Pod-334 Vasopressors: Future Research

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Lakhmir S. Chawla, MD, about future research related to the Congress session “Bench-Pressing in the ICU: Which Vasopressor Agent Should I Choose for My Patient?” which he presented at the 45th Critical Care Congress in Orlando, Florida


SCCM Pod-265 Diagnostic Errors in the Pediatric and Neonatal ICU

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Jason W. Custer, MD, about the article, “Diagnostic Errors in the Pediatric and Neonatal ICU: A Systematic Review,” published in the January 2015 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.


SCCM Pod-243 Understanding Sleep in Critically Ill Patients

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Brian Gehlbach, MD, Associate Professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Gehlbach discusses “Understanding Sleep in Critically Ill Patients,” which he presented at the 43rd Critical Care Congress in San Francisco, California.


SCCM Pod-237 Evaluation of a Pharmacist-Managed Methadone Taper in the PICU

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Katherine J. Steineck, PharmD, pediatric clinical pharmacist at the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital. They discuss the article published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, “Evaluation of a Pharmacist-Managed Methadone Taper.” I


SCCM Pod 205 CCM: New Pain, Agitation and Delirium Guidelines

Jeffrey Guy, MD, MSc, MMHC, speaks with Juliana Barr, MD, FCCM, lead author on the Society of Critical Care Medicine's American College of Critical Care Medicine, “Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Pain, Agitation, and Delirium in Adult Patients in the Intensive Care Unit,” published in the January Critical Care Medicine.


SCCM Pod-156 Delirium in the Critically Ill Patient

Pratik Pandharipande, MD, FCCM, discusses the definition and scope of delirium and how to identify and manage the condition in children.


SCCM Pod-145 Drug Shortages in the ICU

Judith Jacobi, PharmD, BCPS, FCCM, discusses drug shortages in the intensive care unit and how such shortages affect critical care patients and those requiring anesthesia.


SCCM Pod-79 What's New in Delirium Management

Wesley Ely, MD, FCCM, discusses new developments in delirium management, focusing on his presentation at the 36th Critical Care Congress.