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SCCM Pod-332 Dexmedetomidine Use in Critically-Ill Children with Acute Respiratory Failure

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Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Mary Jo C. Grant, APRN, PhD, about the article, “Dexmedetomidine Use in Critically-Ill Children with Acute Respiratory Failure,” published in the December 2016 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Grant is a Pediatric Critical Care Nurse Practitioner in the Department of Pediatric Critical Care at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. In this article, Dr. Grant and coauthors complete a secondary analysis of data from the RESTORE clinical trial to describe dexmedetomidine (DEX) use in children supported on mechanical ventilation for acute respiratory failure. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016; 17(12):1131-1141.

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Category: PCCM Podcast



Knowledge Area: Pediatrics Pharmacology Pulmonary