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Exploring Ethics: Offering High-Risk Surgeries for Complications of Intravenous Drug Use

This article was first published in the December 2018 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners.   

Exploring Ethics: Ethical Issues in Posthumous Sperm Retrieval

This article was first published in the August 2016 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: Providing Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation to a Jehovah’s Witness

This article was first published in the August 2018 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: Discrimination and Racial Hostility in the ICU

This article was first published in the August 2017 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: Addressing Decision-Making Capacity

This article was first published in the June 2016 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: Mental Illness as a Rate-Limiting Step in Critical Care

This article was first published in the April 2018 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: Discrimination and Racial Hostility in the ICU

This article was first published in the April 2017 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners.   

Exploring Ethics: Parents’ Requests for “Everything” in the Age of Charlie Gard

This article was first published in the February 2018 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: When Parents Act Before Clinicians Are Ready

This article was first published in the February 2018 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: Facing Resistance

This article was first published in the June 2017 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: Neonatal Acrania and Organ Donation

This article was first published in the December 2017 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: The Ethics of Law Enforcement in the Inpatient Setting

This article was first published in the June 2018 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: The Ethical Obligation to Look Beyond Informed Consent

This article was first published in the February 2019 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: Trying Times

This article was first published in the August 2014 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: Ethical Dilemmas with the Use of Mechanical Circulatory Devices

This article was first published in the August 2014 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: A Forbidden Conversation

This article was first published in the April 2015 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: The Guardianship Question

This article was first published in the February 2015 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Improving Patient Care Through the ICU Liberation Campaign

"Improving Patient Care Through the ICU Liberation Campaign" was published in the February/March 2019 issue of Critical Connections . ​A a new study (Pun et al. Crit Care Med. 2019;47:3-14) by the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) ICU Liberation Collaborative found...

Coding Corner: Common Confusing Issues When Reporting Critical Care

This article was first published in the December 2018 issue of Critical Connections. Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing.   

Coding Corner: Critical Documentation Tips for Adult Critical Care

This article was first published in the June 2017 issue of Critical Connections. Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing.