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SCCM Pod-53 Reducing Medication Errors in the ICU

Yizhak Kupfer, MD, discusses his lecture, to be held during the 36th Critical Care Congress, "Reduction of Medication Errors in the Intensive Care Unit."

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."

SCCM Pod-49 Responding to NEJM's Article on the SSC

Mitchell Levy, MD, FCCM, discusses a perspectives article published in the October 19, 2006, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, titled "Surviving Sepsis—Practice Guidelines, Marketing Campaigns, and Eli Lilly," which criticizes the campaign and its major funding sou...

SCCM Pod-41 CCM: Tough Decisions at the End of Life

Douglas White, MD, discusses his article in the August issue of Critical Care Medicine, "Decisions to Limit Life-Sustaining Treatment for Critically Ill Patients Who Lack Both Decision-Making Capacity and Surrogate Decision Makers."

SCCM Pod-44 CCM: The Role of Weaning

Maged A. Tanios, MD, discusses his article, "A randomized, controlled trial of the role of weaning: Predictors in clinical decision making," from the October issue of Critical Care Medicine.

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."

SCCM Pod-36 CC: Rapid Response Systems

Marie R. Baldisseri, MD, an intensivist from the University of Pittsburgh, discusses her article from the June 2006 issue of Critical Connections, titled "Rapid Response Systems: Have They Made a Difference?

SCCM Pod-38 CPOE and Error Detection

Terry Clemmer, MD, FCCM, discusses computerized physician order entry and error detection in the intensive care unit.

SCCM Pod-34 CCM: Lorazepam vs. Propofol

Shannon S. Carson, MD, as well as John P. Kress, MD, discuss their article from the May 2006 Critical Care Medicine, "A Randomized Trial of Intermittent Lorazepam vs. Propofol With Daily Interruption in Mechanically Ventilated Patients."

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...

SCCM Pod-33 CC: Patient Safety and CPOE

Brian Jacobs, MD, discusses how efforts in computerized physician order entry relate to patient safety. The ICIS system is a computer-based system implemented throughout the hospital through which all medical orders are entered and documented electronically.

SCCM POD-30 CCM: Hospital Mortality Assessment

Jack Zimmerman, MD, FCCM, discusses his article in the May 2006 issue of Critical Care Medicine, "Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (or APACHE IV): Hospital Mortality Assessment for Today's Critically Ill Patients."

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.

SCCM Pod-141 PCCM: Emergent Endotracheal Intubations in Children

Christopher L. Carroll, MD, FCCM, lead author of an article published in the May 2010 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, “Emergent Endotracheal Intubations in Children: Be Careful if it's Late When You Intubate,” which discusses the risks of emergent tracheal intubatio...

SCCM Pod-142 PCCM: Helping Mechanically Ventilated Infants Swallow

Steven B. Leder, PhD, discusses his article, “Dysphagia Testing and Aspiration Status in Medically Stable Infants Requiring Mechanical Ventilation Via Tracheotomy,” published in the July 2010 Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

SCCM Pod-137 A Team Approach to Identifying MRSA

Adam Keene, MD, MS, discusses his paper published in the January 2010 issue of Critical Care Medicine, titled “The Use of a Critical Care Consult Team to Identify Risk for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection and the Potential for Early Intervention: A Pilot S...

SCCM Pod-138 CCM: Understanding Critical Care Trial Design

Jonathan E. Sevransky, MD, MHS, discusses his September 2010 Critical Care Medicine article on this topic, titled “Critical Care Trial Design and Interpretation: A Primer.”

SCCM Pod-135 PCCM: WFPICCS and Its Global Agenda

Niranjan Kissoon, MD, FCCM, discusses his article published in the September 2009 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, titled “World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies: Its Global Agenda.”

SCCM Pod-136 PCCM: Community-Associated MRSA in Previously Healthy Children

Amy Creel, MD, served as lead author on an article published in the May 2009 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, titled “Severe Invasive Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) Infections in Previously Healthy Children.”

SCCM Pod-133 CCM: Human Factors to Medication and Patient Safety in the ICU

Matthew C. Scanlon, MD, discuses is article, “Value of Human Factors to Medication and Patient Safety in the Intensive Care Unit,” published as part of a supplement to the June 2010 issue of Critical Care Medicine.