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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-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-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-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-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-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.