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Content Type: Podcasts

SCCM Pod-181 CCM: Lip-Reading and the Ventilated Patient

Michael S. Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Ellen Cowen Meltzer, MD, MSc, about her article published in the May 2012 Critical Care Medicine.

SCCM Pod-182 CCM: A Closer Look at Johns Hopkins' Percutaneous Tracheostomy Program

Jeffrey Guy, MD, MSc, MMHC, speaks with Marek A. Mirski, MD, PhD, about his article published in the June 2012 Critical Care Medicine, “Safety, Efficiency, and Cost-Effectiveness of a Multidisciplinary Percutaneous Tracheostomy Program.”

SCCM Pod-183: Healthcare in the 21st Century

Robert M. Pearl, MD, discusses the state of U.S. medicine as well as the importance of information technology and the future of healthcare reform with podcast editor Jeffrey Guy, MD, MSc, MMHC.

SCCM Pod-180: Integrating Communication Bundles in the ICU

Former SCCM president Mitchell M. Levy, MD, FCCM, discusses communications bundles with podcast editor Jeffrey Guy, MD, MSc, MMHC. Levy was a presenter for the April 26th webcast titled “Integrating the Communication Bundles into your ICU,” which outlined strategies to reduce ...

SCCM Pod-178: Goal-Directed Nutrition

Ainsley Malone, RD, MS, LD, GNSD, discusses goal-directed nutrition with iCritical Care Podcast editor Jeffrey Guy, MD, MSc, MMHC.

SCCM Pod-177 CCM: Organizational Culture and Family Satisfaction

Michael S. Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, talks with Peter M. Dodek, MD, MHSc, FRCPC, FACP, about his article published in the May 2012 Critical Care Medicine, "The Relationship Between Organizational Culture and Family Satisfaction in Critical Care."

SCCM Pod-175 CCM: Poverty and Bloodstream Infections

Michael S. Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Kenneth Christopher, MD, about his paper published in the May 2012 Critical Care Medicine, “Relationship Between Neighborhood Poverty Rate and Bloodstream Infections in the Critically Ill.”

SCCM Pod-174: Damage Control Resuscitation

Bryan A. Cotton, MD, MPH, discusses damage control resuscitation with new iCritical Care Podcast editor Jeffrey Guy, MD, MSc, MMHC.

SCCM Pod-172 PCCM: A Closer Look at the Critical Pertussis Study

Carol E. Nicholson, MD, MS, FAAP, is the Project Scientist for the Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN) and Program Director for Pediatric Care and Rehabilitation Research (PCCR). Nicholson discusses the results of the CPCCRNs critical pertussis stud...

SCCM Pod-173 PCCM: Pediatric Lessons from Haiti Earthquake

Ericka L. Fink, MD, discusses her latest article published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, titled "Intensive Care for Infants and Children in Haiti in April 2010." 

SCCM Pod-171 CCM: National Trends for Subdural Hematoma

Jennifer A. Frontera, MD, discusses national trends in the prevalence, cost and discharge disposition of patients after subdural hematoma.

SCCM Pod-134 CCM: Resolving End-of-Life Conflicts in the ICU

John M. Luce, MD, FCCM, discusses his latest article, “A History of Resolving Conflicts Over End-of-Life Care in Intensive Care Units in the United States,” published in the August 2010 issue of Critical Care Medicine.

SCCM Pod-170 PCCM: Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy During ECMO

Matthew Paden, MD, discusses his Pediatric Critical Care Medicine article, “Recovery of Renal Function and Survival After Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy During Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.”

SCCM Pod-169 PCCM: Formal Handover Protocols Reduce Errors During Transition to the ICU

Brian F. Joy, MD, a fellow in the Department of Pediatric Cardiology at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, USA, discussed an article published in the May 2011 Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, titled “Standardized Multidisciplinary Protocol Improves Handover of...

SCCM Pod-168 CCM: Managing End-Stage Liver Disease

Ali Al-Khafaji, MD, MPH, is the lead author of an article published in the May 2011 Critical Care Medicine titled, “Critical Care Management of Patients with End-Stage Liver Disease.”

SCCM Pod-167 PCCM: Restrictive Versus Liberal Transfusion Strategy in Children

Jill M. Cholette, MD, is the lead author of an article published in the January Pediatric Critical Care Medicine titled, “Children with Single-Ventricle Physiology Do Not Benefit From Higher Hemoglobin Levels Post Cavopulmonary Connection: Results of a Prospective, Randomized,...

SCCM Pod-166 CCM: How Much Nutrition Should Critically Ill Patients Receive?

Todd W. Rice, MD, MSc, is the lead author of an article published in the May 2011 Critical Care Medicine titled, “Randomized Trial of Initial Trophic Versus Full-Energy Enteral Nutrition in Mechanically Ventilated Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure.”

SCCM Pod-165 PCCM: PAI-1 May Lead to Early Diagnosis of VAP in Children

Ramya Srinivasan, MD, discusses her article published in the January Pediatric Critical Care Medicine titled, “Plasminogen Activation Inhibitor Concentrations in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid Distinguishes Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia from Colonization in Mechanically Ventil...

SCCM Pod-164 CCM: Rescue Therapies in Patients with ALI

Allan J. Walkey, MD, MSc, is the lead author of an article published in the June 2011 Critical Care Medicine  titled “Utilization Patterns and Patient Outcomes Associated with Use of Rescue Therapies in Acute Lung Injury.”

SCCM Pod-162 Healthcare Quality: How Did We Get Here?

Kristine Lombardozzi, MD, FCCM, discusses her article published in the August Critical Connections titled, “Understanding the Evolution of Our National Healthcare Quality Improvement Process,” which outlines the origins and history of healthcare quality that brought us to wher...