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Category: Infection

SCCM Pod-VCCR2 New Onset Atrial Fibrillation in Septic Shock

Sean P. Kane, PharmD, BCPS, speaks with Ishaq Lat, PharmD, about new onset atrial fibrillation in septic shock. In the epsiode, the issue of rate versus rhythm control is discussed as well as the need for anticoagulation among this patient population.

Estimated Time: 27:23 min Anticoagulation, Sepsis, Septic Shock

SCCM Pod-389 Infections on Extracorporeal Life Support

Margaret M. Parker, MD, MCCM, and Luregn Schlapbach, MD, FCICM, review a survey of international practice on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infections on extracorporeal life support in adults and children published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (Farrell, Deborah...

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SCCM Pod-385 Clostridium difficile

Kyle B. Enfield, MD, and Paula Ferrada, MD, discuss Dr. Ferrada's talk from the 48th Critical Care Congress titled "Clostridium difficile: Sparring With Spores." Current treatment recommendations and surgical options are discussed.

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SCCM Pod-378 Procalcitonin Guidance during Antibiotics Management

Ranjit Deshpande, MD, and Simon W. Lam, PharmD, MS, BCPS, BCCCP, FCCM, discuss procalcitonin guidance during different phases of antibiotics management in patients admitted to intensive care units.

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SCCM Pod-361 Antibiotic Therapy in Comatose Mechanically Ventilated Patients Following Aspiration

Dr. Fraser, MD, speaks with Jean Baptiste Lascarrou, MD, about the article, "Antibiotic Therapy in Comatose Mechanically Ventilated Patients Following Aspiration: Differentiating Pneumonia from Pneumonitis," published in Critical Care Medicine.

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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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Beyond the CLASBI and CAUTI Bundle: How to Get to Zero When Change is Hard

This is a summary of what was discussed in a session at the 48th Critical Care Congress that offered best practices for reducing CLABSI and CAUTI infections.  

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Severe Infections: Common Bacterial and Fungal Infections

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on severe and common bacterial and fungal infections.

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Antibacterials, Antifungals, Antivirals: When, How Much, and How Long?

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on antibacterials, antifungals, and antivirals.

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Cutting Edge: Emerging Infections

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on cutting edge emerging infections.

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Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Cases You Should Know

T his is a presentation from the 2016 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on Community-Acquired Pneumonia

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Prevention of Nosocomial Infection in the ICU

T his is a presentation from the 2016 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on Prevention of Nosocomial Infection in the ICU

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Line Sepsis: Prevention and Management

T his is a presentation from the 2016 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on sepsis

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What You Need to Know About HIV/AIDS

This is a presentation from the 2016 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on   HIV/AIDS

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Antibacterial and Antiviral Therapy

This is a presentation from the 2016 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on  Antibacterial and Antiviral Therapy  

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Fungal Disease in the ICU

This is a presentation from the 2016 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on Fungal Disease in the ICU

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Life-Threatening Infection and Antimicrobials

This is a presentation from the 2016 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Pediatric (MCCRC) on  Life-Threatening Infection and Antimicrobials

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SCCM Pod-108 Discussion of H1N1 Influenza - Part III

Naomi O'Grady, MD clarifies the strain of the current virus, discusses the difference between a pandemic and an epidemic, and outlines the prescription therapies available specific to H1N1 Influenza.

Estimated Time: COVID-19, Pandemic

SCCM Pod-106 Discussion of H1N1 Influenza - Part I

Randy S. Wax, MD, discusses the current outbreak of H1N1 Influenza, the triage protocol for critical care during an influenza epidemic, the public's role in taking necessary precautions, and educational resources that are available.

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SCCM Pod-107 Discussion of H1N1 Influenza - Part II

John H. Beigel, MD, clarifies the definition of influenza and discusses the evolution of viruses, speculation on the mode of transmission and the role of vaccines and therapies as they relate to H1N1 Influenza.

Estimated Time: COVID-19, Pandemic