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Critical Care for Infants and Children: Updated Guidance and Practice Statement Released
The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have jointly released a set of updated recommendations that define new categories for ascending levels of pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) care for infants and children. The full evidence-based statement is published in the September issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.
Critical Care Awareness Month
May is National Critical Care Awareness and Recognition Month (NCCARM). Keeping with the tradition of NCCARM, be sure to wear blue on Friday, May 17.
Join the Creative Community
Joining SCCM’s Creative Community is one of the most important contributions a member can make in helping the Society achieve its mission and vision. Applications are due May 1, 2019.
Hot off the Press: Guidelines for Treatment of Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
The “Guidelines for the Management of Pediatric Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Third Edition: Update of the Brain Trauma Foundation Guidelines,” are now available in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.
SCCM Ranked Among Top Societies with Gender Equity in Leadership
In the JAMA article, “Analysis of Gender Equity in Leadership of Physician-Focused Medical Specialty Societies, 2008-2017,” researchers ranked SCCM among the top societies with the highest number of years with women presidents.
2019 Abstract Award Recipients
A highlight of the Critical Care Congress is the Star Research and Research Snapshot Theater presentations—which focus on original investigative research and case reports.
Hot off the Press: New PADIS Guideline
The 2018 PADIS Guideline Panel Collaborative recently updated and expanded the 2013 SCCM Pain, Agitation, and Delirium (PAD) Practice Guideline.
Technology and Critical Care
The 48th Critical Care Congress will feature Tech Lab talks and Congress sessions on the role of technology in healthcare. 
Bringing Music to the ICU
The Wellness Lab will make its debut at the 48th Critical Care Congress and will cover a variety of topics, including How to Implement an ICU Musician in an Institutional Setting.
Women in Critical Care Medicine
Roundtable Discussions will be making their return to the 48th Critical Care Congress. The Women in Critical Care Roundtables will cover a variety of topics related to advancing women in critical care.
SCCM Launches Open-Access Journal
Critical Care Explorations (CCE) is the official open access, peer-review journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
Surviving Sepsis Campaign Outlines a Road Map for the Future
The Surviving Sepsis Campaign has been working to improve care in developing nations, starting with an award-winning project in Rwanda that may serve as a model for future improvement initiatives. The results of this project were recently published in Critical Care Medicine.