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Category: Procedures

Successful ICU Ultrasound Program Development: A Meaningful Journey Needs a Reliable Vessel

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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Open It Now!

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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Crosstalk 06 - Surgery Section

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 Surgery crosstalk from the 2019 Critical Care Congre...

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How Rapid Diagnostic Testing Can Improve Outcomes in Critically Ill Patients

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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Can Your ICU Benefit from a Rapid Response Team?

This article was first published in the Fall 2021 issue of Critical Connections. Rapid response teams (RRTs) were initially conceived in the 1990s in Australia and north America. 

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Year in Review: Surgery

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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Pro/Con Debate: Procedures in the ICU: APP Versus GME

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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Surgery and Critical Care Coding

This article was first published in the Fall 2020 issue of Critical Connections. Critical care and follow-on care policies vary among insurers and Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs). Providers should follow the guidance of the insurer or MAC.

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Implicit Versus Explicit Limitation of Scarce Critical Care Resources

This article was first published in the Summer 2021 issue of Critical Connections . This article provides a case example and ethical analysis of implicit versus explicit limitation of scarce critical care resources.

The COVID-19 Double-Lung Transplant: How a Last-Ditch Effort Has Saved Lives

This article was first published in the Winter 2021 issue of Critical Connections . When the clock struck midnight and it officially became Thanksgiving Day, Ankit Bharat, MD, was in an operating room at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, saving a life few people thou...

Year in Review: Surgery

This is a presentation from the 47th Critical Care Congress on surgery.

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Transthoracic Echocardiography Examination

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

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Basics: Physics, Modalities, and Image Acquisition

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

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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.

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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...

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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...

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Management of the Potential Organ Donor in the ICU

This document was developed through the collaborative efforts of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations.  The goal of this consensus statement is to provide critical care practiti...

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Bedside General and Cardiac Ultrasonography in the Evaluation of Critically Ill Patients—Part I

Guidelines for the Appropriate Use of Bedside General and Cardiac Ultrasonography in the Evaluation of Critically Ill Patients—Part I: General Ultrasonography aims to establish evidence-based guidelines for the use of bedside ultrasound by intensivists and specialists in the I...

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Appropriate Use of Bedside General and Cardiac Ultrasonography in the Evaluation of Critically Ill Patients: Part II

Guidelines for the Appropriate Use of Bedside General and Cardiac Ultrasonography in the Evaluation of Critically Ill Patients—Part II: Cardiac Ultrasonography aims to establish evidence-based guidelines for the use of bedside cardiac ultrasound, echocardiography, in the ICU a...

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