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Category: Infection

SCCM Pod-78 Antibiotic Treatment for Severe Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis

The Society of Critical Care Medicine's president-elect Phil Barie, MD, MBA, FCCM, discusses a study published in Annals of Surgery, titled "Early Antibiotic Treatment for Severe Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis." 

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SCCM Pod-40 CCM: Initial Antimicrobial Treatment of MRSA

Marin Kollef, MD, discusses his article in the August issue of Critical Care Medicine, "Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Sterile-Site Infection: The Importance of Appropriate Initial Antimicrobial Treatment."

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SCCM Pod-32 CC: Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections

Vera De Palo, MD, outlines several common questions healthcare professionals should consider to help prevent catheter-related bloodstream infections in the ICU. Her article "Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections: Can We Make it Safer For Our Patients?" appears in the April 2...

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SCCM Pod-31 CC: Prophylactic Antimicrobial Use in the ICU

Phil Barie, MD, MBA, FCCM, discusses his article from the April 2006 issue of Critical Connections on antibiotic prophylaxis.

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SCCM Pod-62 Simple Measures Can Decrease Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections

Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM, discusses his article published in the December 28 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, titled "An Intervention to Decrease Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections in the ICU."

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Optimizing Antibiotic Use in Your ICU

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 2019 Critical Care Congress he...

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Pandemic Situation Report: Perspectives on COVID-19 Surges, Case Trajectories, and Viral Variants

This article was first published in the Fall 2021 issue of Critical Connections. The COVID-19 pandemic continues, and while the pace of study of the novel SARS-CoV-2 pathogen and disease is unparalleled, numerous key questions remain incompletely answered. SARS-CoV-2 continues...

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Role of Critical Care in Patients with Highly Infectious Diseases

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 Society of Critical Care Medic...

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Texas Hold 'Em: Going All In for Double Coverage of Gram-Negative Sepsis

This is a presentation from the 47th Critical Care Congress on double coverage of gram-negative sepsis. 

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Preparing Your Team for Outbreaks of Highly Infectious Diseases

This is a presentation from the 47th Critical Care Congress on Preparing Your Team for Outbreaks of Highly Infectious Diseases.

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Emerging Strategies and Hot Topics in Hospital-Acquired Infection

This article was originally published in the November 2019 issue of Critical Connections . 

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Beyond the CLASBI and CAUTI Bundle: How to Get to Zero When Change is Hard

This is a summary of what was discussed in a session at the 48th Critical Care Congress that offered best practices for reducing CLABSI and CAUTI infections.  

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Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Cases You Should Know

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on community-aquired pneumonia. 

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Severe Infections: Common Bacterial and Fungal Infections

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on severe and common bacterial and fungal infections.

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Antibacterials, Antifungals, Antivirals: When, How Much, and How Long?

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on antibacterials, antifungals, and antivirals.

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Cutting Edge: Emerging Infections

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on cutting edge emerging infections.

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SCCM Pod-VCCR2 New Onset Atrial Fibrillation in Septic Shock

Sean P. Kane, PharmD, BCPS, speaks with Ishaq Lat, PharmD, about new onset atrial fibrillation in septic shock. In the epsiode, the issue of rate versus rhythm control is discussed as well as the need for anticoagulation among this patient population.

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Dengue Fever

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook: Fundamental Critical Care Support: Tropical Diseases (2016) titled "  Dengue Fever." 

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Chikungunya Virus Disease

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook: Fundamental Critical Care Support: Tropical Diseases (2016) titled "  Chikungunya Virus Disease ."

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Staphylococcus Infections in the ICU

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook: Current Concepts in Adult Critical Care, 2018 Edition

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