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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 ...

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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.   

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Surge Capacity Principles

Care of the Critically Ill and Injured During Pandemics and Disasters: CHEST Consensus Statement. This article provides consensus suggestions for expanding critical care surge capacity and extension of critical care service capabilities in disasters or pandemics.

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Public health issues in disasters

This article outlines a number of important areas in which public health can contribute to making overall disaster management more effective. 

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A Multidisciplinary Approach to PICS

"A Multidisciplinary Approach to PICS" was published in the December/January 2017 issue of Critical Connections.  

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Implementation Challenges of Clinical Practice Guidelines

"Implementation Challenges of Clinical Practice Guidelines" was published in the February/March 2017 issue of Critical Connections.

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The Vasopressor Toolbox for Defending Blood Pressure

"The Vasopressor Toolbox for Defending Blood Pressure" was published in the April/May 2017 issue of Critical Connections.

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The Gap Analysis Tool for Family-Centered Care

"The Gap Analysis Tool for Family-Centered Care," was published in the June/July 2017 issue of Critical Connections.

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Family-Centered Communication for New Intensivists

"Family-Centered Communication for New Intensivists," was published in the June/July 2017 issue of Critical Connections.

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Family Experience in the PICU

"Family Experience in the PICU," was published in the June/July 2017 issue of Critical Connections.

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Improving the Critical Care Experience of LGBTQ Patients and Families

"Improving the Critical Care Experience of LGBTQ Patients and Families" was published in the August/September 2017 issue of Critical Connections.

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