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Category: Pulmonary

SCCM Pod-216 PCCM: Critical Pertussis Illness in Children

Margaret Parker, MD, FCCM, speaks with John T. Berger, MD, FCCM, about his article “Critical Pertussis Illness in Children, A Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study” which was published in the May 2013 Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

SCCM Pod-209: ECMO in Pediatric Critical Care

Margaret Parker, MD, FCCM, speaks with Heidi J. Dalton, MD, FCCM, about extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in pediatric critical care. Dalton provides of brief history of ECMO and discusses outcomes and complications as well as common techniques being used in these pat...

SCCM Pod-196 CCM: Training Residents Effectively in Mechanical Ventilation

Michael Weinstein speaks with Ewan Goligher, MD, FRCPC, lead author on an article published in the October Critical Care Medicine, “Core Competency In Mechanical Ventilation: Development of Educational Objectives Using the Delphi Technique.”

SCCM Pod-195 CCM: Tracheostomy Practice in Critically Ill Patients

Jeffrey Guy, MD, MSc, MMHC, speaks with Bradley D. Freeman, MD, FACS, to discuss his article published in the October Critical Care Medicine, “Tracheostomy Practice in Adults with Acute Respiratory Failure.”

SCCM Pod-186 PCCM: Variability and Challenges in Pediatric Asthma

Margaret Parker, MD, FCCM, associate podcast editor, speaks with Susan L. Bratton, MD, MPH, about her paper published in the July Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, “Critical Care for Pediatric Asthma: Wide Care Variability and Challenges for Study."

SCCM Pod-182 CCM: A Closer Look at Johns Hopkins' Percutaneous Tracheostomy Program

Jeffrey Guy, MD, MSc, MMHC, speaks with Marek A. Mirski, MD, PhD, about his article published in the June 2012 Critical Care Medicine, “Safety, Efficiency, and Cost-Effectiveness of a Multidisciplinary Percutaneous Tracheostomy Program.”

SCCM Pod-174: Damage Control Resuscitation

Bryan A. Cotton, MD, MPH, discusses damage control resuscitation with new iCritical Care Podcast editor Jeffrey Guy, MD, MSc, MMHC.

SCCM Pod-172 PCCM: A Closer Look at the Critical Pertussis Study

Carol E. Nicholson, MD, MS, FAAP, is the Project Scientist for the Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN) and Program Director for Pediatric Care and Rehabilitation Research (PCCR). Nicholson discusses the results of the CPCCRNs critical pertussis stud...

SCCM Pod-165 PCCM: PAI-1 May Lead to Early Diagnosis of VAP in Children

Ramya Srinivasan, MD, discusses her article published in the January Pediatric Critical Care Medicine titled, “Plasminogen Activation Inhibitor Concentrations in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid Distinguishes Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia from Colonization in Mechanically Ventil...

SCCM Pod-164 CCM: Rescue Therapies in Patients with ALI

Allan J. Walkey, MD, MSc, is the lead author of an article published in the June 2011 Critical Care Medicine  titled “Utilization Patterns and Patient Outcomes Associated with Use of Rescue Therapies in Acute Lung Injury.”

SCCM Pod-159 Continuous Capnography and the Difficult Airway

The Fourth National Audit Project of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and Difficult Airway Society was designed to identify and study serious airway complications occurring during anaesthesia in the intensive care unit and emergency department. The group recently published i...

SCCM Pod-158 Mouth Care and VAP Prevention

Cindy L. Munro, RN, PhD, ANP-C, authored an article in the 2009 American Journal of Critical Care, titled “Chlorhexidine, Toothbrushing, and Preventing Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP) in Critically Ill Adults.”

SCCM Pod-99 Congress Preview: Mechanical Ventilation Modes

Richard D. Branson, RRT, FCCM, discusses his two upcoming presentations for the 38th Critical Care Congress, The Modes of Mechanical Ventilation and Mechanical Ventilation Modes: How and When.

SCCM Pod-94 Increased Mortality of Ventilated Patients with Endotracheal Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

Jeanine Wiener-Kronish, MD, discusses an article published in the September 2008 issue of Critical Care Medicine, titled "Increased Mortality of Ventilated Patients with Endotracheal Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Without Clinical Signs of Infection."

SCCM Pod-87 Managing Pulmonary Hypertension

Roham T. Zamanian, MD, discusses an article published in the September 2007 issue of Critical Care Medicine, titled "Management Strategies for Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension in the ICU."

SCCM Pod-84 CCM: Economic Evaluation of Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation

Christopher Cox, MD, and Shannon Carson, MD, discuss an article published in the August 2007 issue of Critical Care Medicine, titled "An economic evaluation of prolonged mechanical ventilation."

SCCM Pod-70 PCCM: Childhood Obesity and Severe Asthma

Christopher Carroll, MD, discusses an article published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine titled, "Childhood Obesity Increases Duration Of Therapy During Severe Asthma Exacerbations."

SCCM Pod-67 PCCM: Lower Limit of Systolic and Mean Arterial Pressure in Children

Arno Zaritsky, MD, discusses an article he and Dr. Ikram Haque published in the March 2007 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine titled "Analysis of the Evidence for Lower Limit of Systolic and Mean Arterial Pressure in Children."

SCCM Pod-66 2007 Congress Special: Furosemide and Albumin in ARDS

Gregory Martin, MD, discusses some of the topics from his presentation during the 36th Critical Care Congress, "Furosemide and Albumin in ARDS."

SCCM Pod-44 CCM: The Role of Weaning

Maged A. Tanios, MD, discusses his article, "A randomized, controlled trial of the role of weaning: Predictors in clinical decision making," from the October issue of Critical Care Medicine.