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Category: Cardiovascular

SCCM Pod-128 Patient Management After Cardiac Surgery

Anthony Carlese, MD, DO, discusses management of the patient after cardiac surgery, specifically his approach to caring for patients in the ICU who have just undergone coronary artery bypass surgery and the different situations and that he encounters.

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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...

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SCCM Pod-47 2007 Congress Keynotes Up Close: Patrick Kochanek

Patrick Kochanek, MD, FCCM, is one of the prominent keynote speakers set to present during the 36th Critical Care Congress. He discusses his presentation, "Emergency Preservation for Resuscitation: Beyond CPR."

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SCCM Pod-72 PCCM: Family Presence During Pediatric CPR

Susan Bratton, MD, MPH, discusses an editorial published in the September 2006 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, "Physician Experience with Family Presence During Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation."

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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."

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SCCM Pod-167 PCCM: Restrictive Versus Liberal Transfusion Strategy in Children

Jill M. Cholette, MD, is the lead author of an article published in the January Pediatric Critical Care Medicine titled, “Children with Single-Ventricle Physiology Do Not Benefit From Higher Hemoglobin Levels Post Cavopulmonary Connection: Results of a Prospective, Randomized,...

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SCCM Pod-169 PCCM: Formal Handover Protocols Reduce Errors During Transition to the ICU

Brian F. Joy, MD, a fellow in the Department of Pediatric Cardiology at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, USA, discussed an article published in the May 2011 Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, titled “Standardized Multidisciplinary Protocol Improves Handover of...

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SCCM Pod-203 PCCM: Using the Vanguard Phase in Clinical Trials

Margaret Parker, MD, FCCM, speaks with Victoria L. Pemberton, RN, MS, about her article published in the January Pediatric Critical Care Medicine titled, "Therapeutic Hypothermia After Pediatric Cardiac Arrest Trials: The Vanguard Phase Experience and Implications for Other Tr...

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SCCM Pod-267 Short and Long-Term Outcome in Elderly Patients After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Cohort Study

Todd Fraser, MD, speaks with David Grimaldi, MD, PhD, about the article, "Short- and Long-term Outcome in Elderly Patients After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Cohort Study," published in Critical Care Medicine.

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SCCM Pod-281 A Survey on the Sequence of Medications for Treatment of Hyperkalemia in the PICU

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Nnenna O. Chime, MD, MPH, about the article, “A Survey Demonstrating Lack of Consensus on the Sequence of Medications for Treatment of Hyperkalemia among Pediatric Critical Care Providers,” published in the June 2015 issue of Pediatric Cr...

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SCCM Pod-288 The Use of Pediatric Ventricular Assist Devices in Children's Hospitals

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Robert T. Mansfield, MD, about the article, “The Use of Pediatric Ventricular Assist Devices in Children’s Hospitals from 2000 to 2010: Morbidity, Mortality, and Hospital Charges*,” published in the July 2015 issue of Pediatric Critical C...

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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...

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SCCM Pod-297 Extubation Failure in the Pediatric Cardiac ICU: A Report From the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Michael Gaies, MD, about the article, “Clinical Epidemiology of Extubation Failure in the Pediatric Cardiac ICU: A Report From the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium,” published in the November 2015 issue of Pediatric Critical Car...

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SCCM Pod-309 Overall Hypothermia Update

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Benjamin Abella, MD, about his upcoming talk, “Overall Hypothermia Update,“ which he will present at the 45th Critical Care Congress as part of the Society’s Current Concepts in Adult Critical Care Pre-Course.

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SCCM Pod-323 Guidelines for the Appropriate Use of Bedside General and Cardiac Ultrasonography — Part II: Cardiac Ultrasonography

Todd Fraser, MD, speaks with Alexander B. Levitov, MD, FCCM, FCCP, RDCS, about the article, “Guidelines for the Appropriate Use of Bedside General and Cardiac Ultrasonography in the Evaluation of Critically Ill Patients—Part II: Cardiac Ultrasonography,” published in Critical ...

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SCCM Pod-352 New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation in the Critically Ill

Kyle Enfield, MD, speaks with Travis J. Moss, MD, MSc, and J. Randall Moorman, MD, about the article, “New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation in the Critically Ill,” published in the May 2017 issue of Critical Care Medicine.

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SCCM Pod-364 Characterization of Pediatric In-Hospital CPR Quality Metrics

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Dana E. Niles, MS, about the article “Characterization of Pediatric In-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Quality Metrics Across an International Resuscitation Collaborative,” published in the May 2018 issue of Pediatric Critical Care...

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What's New in Heart Failure?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook: Current Concepts in Pediatric Critical Care titled "What's New in Heart Failure?"    

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Noncardiac Disease in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook: Current Concepts in Pediatric Critical Care titled "Noncardiac Disease in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease."  

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Myocardial Metabolism and Blood Flow

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook: Comprehensive Critical Care: Pediatric Second Edition titled " Myocardial Metabolism and Blood Flow ." 

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