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Content Type: Articles

Burnout: A Closer Look at Integrative Medicine Strategies

"Burnout: A Closer Look at Integrative Medicine Strategies" was published in the February/March 2018 issue of Critical Connections.

Addressing Burnout: A Success Story from Mayo Clinic

"Addressing Burnout: A Success Story from Mayo Clinic" was published in the February/March 2018 issue of Critical Connections.

Critical Care Societies Collaborative National Summit on Prevention & Management of Burnout

"Critical Care Societies Collaborative National Summit on Prevention & Management of Burnout" was published in the February/March 2018 issue of Critical Connections.

Practicing Mindfulness in Critical Care

"Practicing Mindfulness in Critical Care " was published in the February/March 2018 issue of Critical Connections.

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.

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. 

The ICU Liberation Bundle: An Emphasis on Nonpharmacologic Interventions

This article was first published in the August 2019 issue of Critical Connections . The ICU Liberation Bundle (formerly the ABCDEF Bundle) represents the blueprint for implementing the ICU liberation initiative within intensive care units (ICUs) around the world that aims to ...

Creating a Culture of Caring: An ICU Patient Profile

This article was first published in the August 2019 issue of Critical Connections . The world of Rana Awdish, MD, changed on the last day of her pulmonary and critical care fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, USA. It was 2008, and Dr. Awdish, who was seven...

SCCM's Family Engagement Collaborative: Building Teams for Success

This article was first published in the August 2019 issue of Critical Connections . In 2016, the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) created the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research – Intensive Care Unit (PCOR-ICU) Collaborative, bringing multiprofessional ICU clinicians t...

Building a Case for Tele-Critical Care to Improve Quality

This article was originally published in the August 2019 issue of Critical Connections . Telemedicine in critical care has been intensely watched and widely debated in the literature.

Navigating a Child's Care When Parents Are Resistant to the Care Plan

This article was first published in the August 2019 issue of Critical Connections . A collaborative relationship between parents and the medical team is established and maintained in the vast majority of pediatric cases, particularly when patient-focused, family-centered init...

Emerging Strategies and Hot Topics in Hospital-Acquired Infection

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

Ethics of Outbreaks Position Statement

Outbreaks of disease, especially those that are declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, present substantial ethical challenges. Here we start a discourse (with a continuation of the dialogue in Ethics of Outbreaks Position Statement.

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.

Early Identification of Sepsis: The Journey Since the Sepsis on the Wards Collaborative

This article was first published in the August 2019 issue of Critical Connections.  AdventHealth Shawnee Mission in Shawnee Mission, Kansas, USA, had a unique opportunity to impact the care provided to patients with sepsis in partnership with the Surviving Sepsis Campaign’s (...