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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.”
SCCM Pod-126 Managing IAH and Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
Michael Cheatham, MD, FCCM, director of the surgical intensive care units at Orlando Regional Trauma Center in Florida, discusses his latest paper titled, “Is the Evolving Management of Intra-Abdominal Hypertension and Abdominal Compartment Syndrome Improving Survival,” publis...
SCCM Pod-122 Disaster Management in Haiti
Barbara McLean, ACNP, CCNS-NP, discusses her recent volunteer efforts in Haiti following the January 12, 2010, earthquake that devastated the area. McLean discusses general disaster management strategies as well as patient populations and care challenges specific to the event.
SCCM Pod-123 Message from the 2010 President
Society of Critical Care Medicine president Judith Jacobi, PharmD, BCPS, FCCM, discusses her goals and vision for the Society during her 2010 term. As the first pharmacist president of the organization, Jacobi stresses the importance of pharmacists and their role in critical c...
SCCM Pod-114 CCM: Why Not Physician-Assisted Death
Constantine A. Manthous, MD, associate clinical professor of medicine at Bridgeport Hospital and Yale University School of Medicine in Connecticut, discusses his article published in the April 2009 issue of Critical Care Medicine, “Why Not Physician-Assisted Death?”
SCCM Pod-118 PCCM: HLH and Sepsis
Leticia Castillo, MD, FCCM, discusses an article published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, “Secondary HLH and Severe Sepsis/Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome/Multiorgan Dysfunction Syndrome/Macrophage Activation Syndrome Share Common Intermediate Phenotypes on a Spe...
SCCM Pod-113 Decontamination of the Digestive Tract
Phillip S. Barie, MD, MBA, FCCM, discusses decontamination of the digestive tract and oropharynx in an attempt to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia. He discusses a recent article published in The New England Journal of Medicine, “Decontamination of the Digestive Tract a...
SCCM Pod-107 Discussion of H1N1 Influenza - Part II
John H. Beigel, MD, clarifies the definition of influenza and discusses the evolution of viruses, speculation on the mode of transmission and the role of vaccines and therapies as they relate to H1N1 Influenza.
SCCM Pod-106 Discussion of H1N1 Influenza - Part I
Randy S. Wax, MD, discusses the current outbreak of H1N1 Influenza, the triage protocol for critical care during an influenza epidemic, the public's role in taking necessary precautions, and educational resources that are available.