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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-101 Nutrition in the ICU
Paul E. Wischmeyer, MD, discusses nutrition in the intensive care unit, specifically addressing what role total parenteral nutrition might have for the critically ill or injured patient.
SCCM Pod-132 The Future of Acute Care Surgery
Lewis J. Kaplan, MD, FCCM, discusses acute care surgery, its relation to surgical critical care, and his predictions for the future of acute care surgery, trauma surgery and surgical critical care.