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Early Mobilization During Mechanical Ventilation: Pain With No Gain

Early active mobilization has been shown to mitigate ICU-acquired weakness, reduce disability and, most importantly, reduce mortality. This Concise Critical Appraisal describes a recent article published in the New England Journal of Medicine about mobilization during mechanical ventilation that reevaluates the effects of sedation minimization and daily physiotherapy on serious adverse events and mortality at 180 days.

SCCM Pod-84 CCM: Economic Evaluation of Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation

Christopher Cox, MD, and Shannon Carson, MD, discuss an article published in the August 2007 issue of Critical Care Medicine, titled "An economic evaluation of prolonged mechanical ventilation."

SCCM Pod-99 Congress Preview: Mechanical Ventilation Modes

Richard D. Branson, RRT, FCCM, discusses his two upcoming presentations for the 38th Critical Care Congress, The Modes of Mechanical Ventilation and Mechanical Ventilation Modes: How and When.

SCCM Pod-142 PCCM: Helping Mechanically Ventilated Infants Swallow

Steven B. Leder, PhD, discusses his article, “Dysphagia Testing and Aspiration Status in Medically Stable Infants Requiring Mechanical Ventilation Via Tracheotomy,” published in the July 2010 Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

SCCM Pod-150 PCCM: Blood Transfusion and Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation

Ravi Thiagarajan, MD, MBBS, MPH, discusses his article published in the January Pediatric Critical Care Medicine titled, “Blood Transfusion is Associated with Prolonged Duration of Mechanical Ventilation in Infants Undergoing Reparative Cardiac Surgery.”

SCCM Pod-181 CCM: Lip-Reading and the Ventilated Patient

Michael S. Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Ellen Cowen Meltzer, MD, MSc, about her article published in the May 2012 Critical Care Medicine.

SCCM Pod-196 CCM: Training Residents Effectively in Mechanical Ventilation

Michael Weinstein speaks with Ewan Goligher, MD, FRCPC, lead author on an article published in the October Critical Care Medicine, “Core Competency In Mechanical Ventilation: Development of Educational Objectives Using the Delphi Technique.”

SCCM Pod-197 CCM: Sedative Doses, Mechanical Ventilation and Delirium

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Christopher W. Seymour, MD, MSc, lead author on an article published in the October Critical Care Medicine, “Diurnal Sedative Changes During Intensive Care: Impact on Liberation from Mechanical Ventilation and Delirium.”

SCCM Pod-200 PCCM: Mechanical Ventilation Use in Children with 2009 H1N1 Versus Seasonal Influenza

Margaret Parker, MD, FCCM, speaks with Carl O. Eriksson, MD, MPH, lead author on an article published in the November Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

SCCM Pod-280 Evolution of Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation Use in the PICU

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Andrea Wolfler, MD, about the article, “Evolution of Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation Use: A Cohort Study Among Italian Pediatric Intensive Care Units,” published in the June 2015 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

SCCM Pod-416 COVID-19 Learning: Multiple Patients on a Single Ventilator

In a situation where ventilators are in short supply, multiple patients on a single ventilator could be a strategy of last resort. In this podcast, Arthur S. Slutsky, MD, discusses his article "Personalized Ventilation to Multiple Patients Using a Single Ventilator: Description and Proof of Concept" (Han J, et al. Crit Care Explor. 2020;2:e0118).

SCCM Pod-428 Endotracheal Tube Size and Aspiration

Each year, approximately 790,000 patients in the United States develop acute respiratory failure that requires intubation and mechanical ventilation. This podcast explores the association between endotracheal tube size and aspiration in acute respiratory failure survivors.

SCCM Pod-437 Enteral Feeding Intolerance in the Mechanically Ventilated Critically Ill

Enteral feed intolerance occurs frequently during enteral nutrition delivery in the critically ill and is associated with lower enteral nutrition delivery and worse clinical outcomes. Host Ludwig H. Lin, MD, is joined by Daren K. Heyland, MD, MSc, FRCPC,to explore this topic.

Increased Mental Disorder Diagnoses in Children After Invasive Mechanical Ventilation

This Concise Critical Appraisal highlights an article in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine that sought to determine the association between invasive mechanical ventilation—a known predictor of adverse outcomes in children—and subsequent new neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders after pediatric intensive care unit hospitalization by reviewing Texas Medicaid Analytic eXtract data.

ATS Resource: Critical Perspective: Bacterial Superinfection in Patients Mechanically Ventilated for COVID-19 Pneumonia (Podcast)

In this “Breathe Easy Critical Perspective” podcast, Dr. Dominique Pepper interviews Dr. Richard Wunderink They discuss Dr. Wunderink's recent publication in the Blue Journal about bacterial superinfection in patients intubated and mechanically ventilated for COVID-19 pneumonia. Dr. Wunderink is a Professor of Medicine in Pulmonary and Critical Care at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois.

SCCM Pod-416 COVID-19 Learning: Multiple Patients on a Single Ventilator

In a situation where ventilators are in short supply, multiple patients on a single ventilator could be a strategy of last resort.

Mechanical Ventilation in Adult Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 May 1;195(9):1253-1263