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Category: Patient and Family Support

SCCM Pod-177 CCM: Organizational Culture and Family Satisfaction

Michael S. Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, talks with Peter M. Dodek, MD, MHSc, FRCPC, FACP, about his article published in the May 2012 Critical Care Medicine, "The Relationship Between Organizational Culture and Family Satisfaction in Critical Care."

SCCM Pod-111 CCM: Family Presence and Physician Performance

Rosemarie Fernandez, MD, discusses an article published in the June 2009 issue of Critical Care Medicine, “The Presence of a Family Witness Impacts Physician Performance During Simulated Medical Codes.”

Improving the Critical Care Experience of LGBTQ Patients and Families

"Improving the Critical Care Experience of LGBTQ Patients and Families" was published in the August/September 2017 issue of Critical Connections.

Family Experience in the PICU

"Family Experience in the PICU," was published in the June/July 2017 issue of Critical Connections.

Family-Centered Communication for New Intensivists

"Family-Centered Communication for New Intensivists," was published in the June/July 2017 issue of Critical Connections.

The Gap Analysis Tool for Family-Centered Care

"The Gap Analysis Tool for Family-Centered Care," was published in the June/July 2017 issue of Critical Connections.

A Multidisciplinary Approach to PICS

"A Multidisciplinary Approach to PICS" was published in the December/January 2017 issue of Critical Connections.  

Mitigating PICS

"Mitigating PICS" was published in the June/July 2016 issue of Critical Connections.

Why ICU Clinicians Need to Care about Post-Intensive Care Syndrome

"Why ICU Clinicians Need to Care about Post-Intensive Care Syndrome" was published in the August/September 2015 issue of Critical Connections.

Helping Critically Ill Patients and Families Thrive through an ABCDEF Approach

"Helping Critically Ill Patients and Families Thrive through an ABCDEF Approach" was published in the August/September 2015 issue of Critical Connections.

It Takes a Team: Contributions of Each Team Member in a Post-Intensive Care Syndrome Clinic Model

"It Takes a Team: Contributions of Each Team Member in a Post-Intensive Care Syndrome Clinic Model" was published in the August/September 2015 issue of Critical Connections.

Models for a Post-Intensive Care Syndrome Clinic: Targeted Goals and Barriers

"Models for a Post-Intensive Care Syndrome Clinic: Targeted Goals and Barriers" was published in the August/September 2015 issue of Critical Connections.

Improving Long-Term Outcomes for Pediatric Patients

"Improving Long-Term Outcomes for Pediatric Patients" was published in the August/September 2015 issue of Critical Connections.

Learning to Say the Word “Die”

"Learning to Say the Word 'Die'" was published in the August/September 2015 issue of Critical Connections.

Family-Centered Care in the ICU

Guidelines for Family-Centered Care in the Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adult ICU aim to provide clinicians with evidence-based strategies to optimize the support of the family of critically ill patients in the ICU. These guidelines identify the evidence base for best practices fo...

THRIVE: Reaching out to Patients and Families After the ICU

Leaders from the Society of Critical Care Medicine attend the Society's Save a Life Public Health Fair to help educate patients and families about life after the intensive care unit.

Models of Peer Support to Remediate Post-Intensive Care Syndrome

"Models of Peer Support to Remediate Post-Intensive Care Syndrome" was published in the February/March 2019 issue of Critical Connections . The Society of Critical Care Medicine’s international THRIVE Peer Support Collaborative analyzed 17 sites within the collaborative be...

Collaboratives Make It Happen: Three Family and Clinician Partnership Success Stories

"Collaboratives Make It Happen: Three Family and Clinician Partnership Success Stories" was published in the February/March 2019 issue of Critical Connections . The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) launched the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research – Intensive Care Uni...

Multidisciplinary Approach to Early Mobilization in the ICU

A multiprofessional and multidisciplinary approach to implementing early mobility in the intensive care unit (ICU). Early mobility is the E Element of the ABCDEF Bundle.

When Expectations and Desires Meet Reality: Guiding Surrogates Through Critical Illness

The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 45th Critical Care Congress on...