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Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Michael C. McCrory, MD, MS, about the article, “Time of Admission to the PICU and Mortality,” published in the October 2017 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Dr. McCrory discusses research findings examining how admissions and discharges to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) vary throughout the day and whether off-hours admissions or other factors lead to a higher rate of mortality in the PICU. Dr. McCrory is an associate professor and pediatric intensive care attending in the Department of Anesthesiology in the Section of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Ped Crit Care Med. 2017; 18(10):915-923. Published: 4/3/2018
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