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Category: Procedures

Ultrasound Images That You Should Know

T his is a presentation from the 2016 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on ultrasound.

How Rapid Diagnostic Testing Can Improve Outcomes in Critically Ill Patients

The limits of traditional culture techniques can create challenges in the diagnosis and management of critically ill ICU patients. The syndromic approach to rapid molecular diagnostics can lead to faster, more accurate, and more comprehensive results. Join us as presenters dis...

Complications of Solid Organ Transplantation

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on complications of solid organ transplantation.

Basics: Physics, Modalities, and Image Acquisition

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook: Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound, Second Edition  

SCCM Pod-333 Ultrasound Guidance and Other Determinants of Successful Peripheral Artery Catheterization

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with David B. Kantor, MD, PhD, about the article, “Ultrasound Guidance and Other Determinants of Successful Peripheral Artery Catheterization in Critically Ill Children,” published in the December 2016 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

SCCM Pod-296 Guidelines for the Appropriate Use of Bedside General and Cardiac Ultrasonography

Ludwig Lin, MD, speaks with Michael Blaivas, MD, FACEP, FAIUM, about the article, “Guidelines for the appropriate use of bedside general and cardiac ultrasonography by the intensivist in the evaluation of critically ill patients—Part I: general ultrasonography,” published in C...

SCCM Pod-157 Sedation Strategies in the ICU

Troy E. Batterton, PharmD, and Dean Sandifer, MD, discuss sedation strategies in critical care, including designing, building and maintaining protocols in intensive care units.

SCCM Pod-85 PCCM: Organ Donation After Cardiac Death - Part 1

Peter C. Laussen, MD, discusses an article published in the May 2007 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, titled "Pediatric Staff Perspectives on Organ Donation After Cardiac Death in Children."

SCCM Pod-35 CCM: Cooling After Cardiac Arrest

Raina M. Merchant, MD, and Benjamin S. Abella, MD, discuss their article published in the July 2006 issue of Critical Care Medicine. The article, "Therapeutic Hypothermia Utilization Among Physicians After Resuscitation From Cardiac Arrest," addresses whether physicians are co...

Ethical and Policy Considerations in Organ Donation after Circulatory Determination of Death

An Official American Thoracic Society/International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation/Society of Critical Care Medicine/Association of Organ and Procurement Organizations/United Network of Organ Sharing Statement. This statement is designed to provide a framework to g...

Cardiovascular Surgery, Including Surgical Complications and Mechanical Devices (LVADs, Pacemakers, Defibrillators)

This is a presentation from the 2016 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on Cardiovascular Surgery.

Anesthesia Topics: Postoperative

This is a presentation from the 2016 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on Anesthesia

Transthoracic Echocardiography Examination

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook: Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound, Second Edition