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Content Type: Podcasts

SCCM Pod-189: Expanding Palliative Care Training for Fellows

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Alyssa Majesko, MD, MS, about her article published in the August Critical Connections, which discusses the importance of training fellows in palliative care and the use of effective communication.

SCCM Pod-179 CCM: Critical Care Research: Its Funding and Future

Jeffrey Guy, MD, MSc, MMHC, speaks with Clifford S. Deutschman, MD, FCCM, and Craig M. Coopersmith, MD, FCCM, who each served as lead authors in two Critical Care Medicine papers related to critical care research.

SCCM Pod-176 PCCM: Guidelines for Pediatric TBI

Margaret Parker, MD, FCCM, associated podcast editor, speaks with Patrick M. Kochanek, MD, MCCM, about the revised guidelines for acute medical management of severe traumatic brain injury in infants, children, and adolescents, published as a supplement to the January 2012 Pedi...

SCCM Pod-157 Sedation Strategies in the ICU

Troy E. Batterton, PharmD, and Dean Sandifer, MD, discuss sedation strategies in critical care, including designing, building and maintaining protocols in intensive care units.

SCCM Pod-143 PCCM: The Effects of Heparin in Infants After Catheter-Related Thrombosis

Alan R. Schroeder, MD, discusses his article, “A Continuous Heparin Infusion Does Not Prevent Catheter-Related Thrombosis in Infants After Cardiac Surgery," published in the July Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

SCCM Pod-147 Daily Predictions of Death in the Medical ICU

William Meadow, MD, PhD, discusses an article published in the March Critical Care Medicine titled, “Power and Limitations of Daily Prognostications of Death in the Medical ICU.”

SCCM Pod-152 CCM: Implementing Real-Time Computerized Sepsis Alerts

Marin H. Kollef, MD,discusses an article published in the March 2011 Critical Care Medicine titled, “Implementation of a Real-Time Computerized Sepsis Alerts In Nonintensive Care Unit Patients.”

SCCM Pod-150 PCCM: Blood Transfusion and Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation

Ravi Thiagarajan, MD, MBBS, MPH, discusses his article published in the January Pediatric Critical Care Medicine titled, “Blood Transfusion is Associated with Prolonged Duration of Mechanical Ventilation in Infants Undergoing Reparative Cardiac Surgery.”

SCCM Pod-98 Congress Preview: Angus Discusses Critical Care Research

Derek C. Angus, MD, MPH, FCCM, the recipient of the American College of Critical Care Medicine's (ACCM) Distinguished Investigator Award, discusses the state of critical care research as well as his unique background.

SCCM Pod-92 Physician Management and Patient Mortality in the ICU

Mitchell Levy, MD, FCCM, discusses his article, "Association between Critical Care Physician Management and Patient Mortality in the Intensive Care Unit," published in the June 3, 2008, issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.

SCCM Pod-85 PCCM: Organ Donation After Cardiac Death - Part 1

Peter C. Laussen, MD, discusses an article published in the May 2007 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, titled "Pediatric Staff Perspectives on Organ Donation After Cardiac Death in Children."

SCCM Pod-75 CCM: Spiritual Care in the ICU

Richard J. Wall, MD, MPH, and Nancy Chambers, MDiv, discuss an article published in the April issue of Critical Care Medicine titled, "Spiritual Care of Families in the ICU." 

SCCM Pod-46 2007 Congress Keynotes Up Close: Daren Heyland

Daren Heyland, MD, MSc, is of the prominent keynote speakers set to present during the 36th Critical Care Congress.  He discusses his presentation, "Pharmaco-Nutrition: A New Emerging Paradigm," and offers insight into his background and accomplishments in critical care.

SCCM Pod-35 CCM: Cooling After Cardiac Arrest

Raina M. Merchant, MD, and Benjamin S. Abella, MD, discuss their article published in the July 2006 issue of Critical Care Medicine. The article, "Therapeutic Hypothermia Utilization Among Physicians After Resuscitation From Cardiac Arrest," addresses whether physicians are co...

SCCM Pod-341 Reflections on the ICU Liberation ABCDEF Bundle Improvement Collaborative

Ludwig Lin, MD, speaks with Brenda Pun, DNP, RN, ACNP, about the ICU Liberation ABCDEF Bundle Improvement Collaborative.

SCCM Pod-254 44th Critical Care Congress: The ABCDEF Bundle Evolution

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with E. Wesley Ely, MD, FCCM, at the 44th Critical Care Congress in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Ely discusses the "Evolution of the ABCDEF Bundle" and the Society’s ICU Liberation initiative, which aims to help practitioners become more fami...

SCCM Pod-144 Message from the 2011 President

Society of Critical Care Medicine president Pamela A. Lipsett, MD, MHPE, FCCM, discusses her professional background and research interests during an engaging conversation that touches on cutting-edge topics, including quality of life after a stay in the intensive care unit, t...

SCCM Pod-72 PCCM: Family Presence During Pediatric CPR

Susan Bratton, MD, MPH, discusses an editorial published in the September 2006 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, "Physician Experience with Family Presence During Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation."