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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-162 Healthcare Quality: How Did We Get Here?
Kristine Lombardozzi, MD, FCCM, discusses her article published in the August Critical Connections titled, “Understanding the Evolution of Our National Healthcare Quality Improvement Process,” which outlines the origins and history of healthcare quality that brought us to wher...
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-149 Critical Care Coding and Billing
George A. Sample, MD, discusses current and emerging topics in coding and billing, including the end of consultation codes for Medicare patients and the future of consults for non-Medicare patients.
SCCM Pod-145 Drug Shortages in the ICU
Judith Jacobi, PharmD, BCPS, FCCM, discusses drug shortages in the intensive care unit and how such shortages affect critical care patients and those requiring anesthesia.
SCCM Pod-154 Establishing Successful FDM and FCCS Courses, METs
Babak Sarani, MD, serves as a course director for the Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) and Fundamental Disaster Management (FDM) programs and offers insight into the value of these programs, the road to becoming an instructor and how to establish FDM or FCCS at one's o...
SCCM Pod-93 ACCM Recommendations for Corticosteroid Insufficiency
Paul Marik, MD, FCCM, discusses the June Critical Care Medicine article, "Recommendations for the Diagnosis and Management of Corticosteroid Insufficiency in Critically Ill Adult Patients: Consensus Statements from an International Task Force by the American College of Critica...
SCCM Pod-90 New End-of-Life Guidelines
Robert D. Truog, MD, MA, discusses new guidelines published in the March 2008 issue of Critical Care Medicine, "Recommendations for End-of-Life Care in the ICU."