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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-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-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-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-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-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-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.
SCCM Pod-129 CCM: The Use of RIFLE in Patients with AKI
John A. Kellum, MD, FCCM, discusses how one uses RIFLE to take care of patients with acute kidney injury (AKI). He also discusses his review article, published in the April 2008 Supplement issue of Critical Care Medicine, titled “Acute Kidney Injury.”