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Category: Quality and Patient Safety

Implicit Versus Explicit Limitation of Scarce Critical Care Resources

This article was first published in the Summer 2021 issue of Critical Connections . This article provides a case example and ethical analysis of implicit versus explicit limitation of scarce critical care resources.

Infusion Pumps Outside Patient Rooms: Clinical Considerations and Medication Safety

This article was first published in the Summer 2021 issue of Critical Connections . This article discusses the clinical and safety considerations for using infusion pumps outside of patient rooms in order to help decrease exposure.

SCCM Pod-439 The Association Between Antibiotic Delay and Hospital Mortality

Explore the correlation between antibiotic delay and hospital mortality in patients with sepsis in this podcast.

Year in Review: Internal Medicine

The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the Society of Critical Care Medic...

Estimated Time: 39mins 24secs

The Poisoned Patient: Toxins in the ICU

The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the Society of Critical Care Medic...

Estimated Time: 56mins 30secs

Late-Breaking Studies from the 47th Critical Care Congress

The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the Society of Critical Care Medic...

Estimated Time: Congress, On Demand

The Drive to THRIVE: Prevent, Minimize, Diagnose, and Treat Post-Intensive Care Syndrome

The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the Society of Critical Care Medic...

Estimated Time: Congress, On Demand, PICS, THRIVE

The Care of the Chronically Critically Ill Child

The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the Society of Critical Care Medic...

Estimated Time: Congress, On Demand

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research: Strategies for ICU Implementation

The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the Society of Critical Care Medic...

Estimated Time: Congress, On Demand

Limits of Care in Pediatrics (Talk Show Format)

The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the Society of Critical Care Medic...

Estimated Time: Congress, On Demand, pediatrics

A Potpourri of Pearls for Conundrums in Critical Care: Best Practices Not Addressed in Guidelines

This is a presentation from the 47th Critical Care Congress on best practices not addressed in critical care guidelines.

Estimated Time: Congress, On Demand, Quality

SCCM Pod-VCCR5 Rumack-Matthew Nomogram and Acetaminophen Toxicity

Sean P. Kane, PharmD, BCPS, speaks with Nadia Awad, PharmD, BCPS about Rumack-Matthew nomogram and acetaminophen toxicity.

Estimated Time: 34:53 min Overdose, Toxicity

SCCM Pod-396 Post-ICU Clinics and Peer Support Groups to Reduce Post-Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS)

Kyle B. Enfield, MD, and Kimberley J. Haines, PhD, BHSc, discuss implementing post-ICU clinics and peer support groups following critical illness to help reduce the burden of post-intensive care syndrome.

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Applying the ICU Liberation Bundle to Critically Ill Children

This article was originally published in the Spring 2020 Issue of Critical Connections . The aim of this article is to provide pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) practitioners with general guidance on implementation of the ICU Liberation Bundle. 

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Using Quality Improvement Strategies to Address Burnout and Promote a Healthy Work Culture

This article was originally published in the November 2019 issue of Critical Connections . The increased attention being given to addressing burnout among healthcare professionals is due in part to the recognition that burnout is a consequence of physical and emotional exhau...

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The Importance of Good Sleep in the ICU

This article was originally published in the November 2019 issue of Critical Connections . Critically ill patients commonly experience severe sleep disruption and deprivation. Excessive sleep fragmentation, reduced REM sleep, and loss of normal circadian rhythm are common.

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Emerging Strategies and Hot Topics in Hospital-Acquired Infection

This article was originally published in the November 2019 issue of Critical Connections . 

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Advances in Sepsis: Protecting Patients Throughout the Lifespan

Leading sepsis experts discuss the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) recent sepsis Vital Signs and protocols for early recognition of maternal sepsis. This webinar discusses sepsis in acute care settings, septic shock guidelines for pediatrics, as well as seps...

Estimated Time: Surviving Sepsis Campaign

Empowering Nurses for Early Sepsis Recognition

Leading sepsis experts discuss the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) recent sepsis Vital Signs and protocols for early recognition of maternal sepsis. This webinar features an overview of CDC's sepsis Vital Signs report, a discussion on expanding sepsis early ...

Estimated Time: Surviving Sepsis Campaign

Sepsis Standard Work: Improving Compliance with Early Recognition and Management of Perinatal Sepsis

Leading sepsis experts discuss the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) recent sepsis Vital Signs and protocols for early recognition of maternal sepsis. This webinar was hosted by the CDC in partnership with the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the American Nu...

Estimated Time: Surviving Sepsis Campaign