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Tag: Critical Connections 2018

2018 Congress Recognizes ICU Hero Award Winners
This article celebrates the 2018 recipients of the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s ICU Heroes Award.

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ACCM Distinguished Investigator Award
Learn about the recepient of the 2019 ACCM Distinguished Investigator Award.

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Addressing Burnout: A Success Story from Mayo Clinic
Learn about a new trial initiative to help physicians reduce burnout. 

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Advancing Research for Effective Alerts to Avoid Alert Fatigue
Learn about research focused on improving alert systems and avoiding alarm fatigue. 

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Analgesic Alternatives to Opioid Drug Shortages
This article discusses analgesic alternatives to opioid drug shortages.

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Are We Choosing Wisely in Critical Care?
Learn about the Choosing Wisely Initiative and how it is impacting critical care practitioners. 
 

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Blue Heroes of the Critical Care Community
Read about members of the critical care community who are giving back in all kinds of ways. 
 

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Burnout: A Closer Look at Integrative Medicine Strategies
Learn how integrative medicine strategies such as acupuncture and herbal supplements can help you combat burnout. 
 

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Central Venous Access Procedures
Learn about billing and coding for central venous access procedures.

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CEO’s Message - Annual Report to Members, Donors, Partners, and Friends
Society of Critical Care Medicine Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice-President, David J. Martin, CAE, delivers his annual report on the Society’s activities and achievements. 
 

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CEO's Message - Spotlight on Giving
Society of Critical Care Medicine Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice-President, David J. Martin, CAE, discusses the Society's donor development and gift stewardship program. 

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Communicating With Patients and Families About the Need for Alternative Drug Therapies
This article discusses communicating with patients and families about the need for alternative drug therapies.

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Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist Burnout
Read about how burnout syndrome affects the critical care pharmacy professional. 

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Critical Care Industry Partners Give Back
Read about how the fundraising efforts of Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc.

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Critical Care Societies Collaborative National Summit on Prevention & Management of Burnout
Read about the Critical Care Societies Collaborative’s summit to address burnout. 

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Five Important Things to Know About Pediatric Sepsis
This article discusses important things to consider regarding pediatric sepsis.

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Five Ways to Find Research Opportunities Outside Academia
Read about the ways to get involved in research and find research funding in settings outside academia.

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Fundamentals Training Helps Save Critically Ill Veteran
See how SCCM’s Fundamental Critical Care Support courses are impacting lives.

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ICU Capacity Strain: The Need for Standardization of Definitions
This article discusses ICU capacity in regard to patient recovery, quality of care, and patient and staff satisfaction.

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Implementing High-Value Care Programs: Success Stories
Read about the implementation and success stories of high-value care programs. 
 

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Improving Value, Quality, and Safety in Your ICU with the ICU Liberation Campaign
Learn about how the ICU Liberation Campaign's ABCDEF Bundle can be applied in the ICU.

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Letting Kids Be Kids: A Tale of Transforming PICU Immobility Culture
Discover how the pediatric ICU can be transformed into a culture of mobility.

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Member Spotlight: Community Outreach in Cambodia
Read about how Shahla Siddiqui, MD, MS, DABA, FAMS, supports community outreach in Cambodia.

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Member Spotlight: Guatemala Volcano Response
Read about how Jorge Luis Hidalgo, MD, MCCM, MACP, supported Guatemala’s Volcán de Fuego response efforts.

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Member Spotlight: Medical Education and Training in Haiti
Read about how Michael T. McCurdy, MD, FCCM, FCCP, FAAEM, supports medical education and training in Haiti.

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Member Spotlight: Pediatric Critical Care Programs in Kenya
Read about how Amelie von Saint Andre-von Arnim, MD, supports pediatric critical care programs in Kenya.

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Member Spotlight: Raising Awareness of Sepsis
Read about how Ashish K. Khanna, MD, FCCP, FCCM, supports educational outreach in India and raising awareness of sepsis worldwide.

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Member Spotlight: Supporting Chromosome 18 Research
Read about how Brian T. Wessman, MD, FACEP, FCCM, supports chromosome 18 research.

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Mental Illness as a Rate-Limiting Step in Critical Care
This article addresses the ethics of mental illness as a rate-limiting step in critical care. 
 

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Neurocritical Care Leader Recognized for Lifetime Achievement
This article celebrates Thomas P. Bleck, MD, MCCM, who received the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Lifetime Achievement Award during the 47th Critical Care Congress.

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Nonphysician Practitioner Billing
Learn about billing and coding for the nonphysician practitioner. 
 

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Offering High-Risk Surgeries for Complications of Intravenous Drug Use
This article discusses a case study about the ethical considerations of offering high-risk surgeries for complications of intravenous drug use.

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OPENPediatrics Developer Honored for Supporting International Education
Read about the 2018 recipient of the Drs. Vidyasagar and Nagamani Dharmapuri Award for Excellence in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

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Parents’ Requests for “Everything” in the Age of Charlie Gard
This article addresses the ethics of when treatment requested by parents conflicts with the views of the healthcare team. 
 

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Pediatric ICU Team Success: Implementing the ICU Liberation Campaign
Read about how a pediatric ICU team is implementing the ICU Liberation Campaign.

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PICS Survivors Find Connection Through ICU Hero
Hear the story of how an SCCM member brought together two post-intensive care syndrome survivors.

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Practicing Mindfulness in Critical Care
Learn how to address and prevent burnout syndrome in critical care with practicing mindfulness. 

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President's Message - Leveraging SCCM Programs to Promote a Learning Healthcare Environment
Hear from the Society President about how SCCM programs can promote a learning healthcare environment in the ICU.

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President's Message - Preventing Burnout Syndrome in the Intensive Care Unit
In this article, Society President Jerry J. Zimmerman, MD, PhD, FCCM, discusses the characteristics, risk factors, and treatment options of burnout syndrome. 

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President's Message - Research in the ICU: It’s What We (Should) Do
Hear from the Society President Jerry J. Zimmerman, MD, PhD, FCCM, about the challenges and importance of research in the ICU.

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President's Message - SCCM Tools Promote High-Value ICU Care
In this article, Society President Jerry J. Zimmerman, MD, PhD, FCCM, discusses how the Society of Critical Care Medicine is promoting high-value care in the ICU. 
 

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President's Message - Sepsis Around the Cradle of Humankind
Hear from the Society President about SCCM initiatives to enhance prevention of maternal/neonatal sepsis.

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President's Message - Volunteerism as a Gift of Yourself
Hear from the SCCM President about the value of volunteering and member engagement.

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Promoting Wellness During Transition from Fellowship to First Job
Learn about the challenges of the transition from fellowship to staff physician and how to prevent burnout. 
 

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Providing Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation to a Jehovah’s Witness
This article discusses a case study about the ethical considerations of providing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to a Jehovah’s Witness.

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Research Support for Early Career Investigators
This article discusses the funding options that are available to early career investigators.

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Safety of Antiepileptics During Drug Shortages
This article discusses the safety of antiepileptics during drug shortages.

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SCCM Honored With Two Prestigious Awards for Donation Drive
Learn about the Society’s emergency response and fundraising activities.

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SCCM Participates in National Summit on Drug Shortages
Read about the National Summit on Drug Shortages, which discussed the ongoing challenges of drug shortages and their impact on patient care. 
 

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Surviving Sepsis Campaign Outlines a Road Map for the Future
Discover how the Surviving Sepsis Campaign is improving healthcare worldwide.

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Teaching Critical Care Q&A: Five Questions with Sheri Crow, MD
Hear from Sheri Crow, MD, about introduction of the Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support (PFCCS) program to healthcare providers in the Republic of Georgia.

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Teaching High-Value Care to the Future Workforce
Discover how healthcare educators can instill high-value care approaches in clinical decision-making. 
 

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The Ethics of Law Enforcement in the Inpatient Setting
This article discusses a case study about the ethical considerations of law enforcement in the inpatient setting.

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The Personal Side of Teaching Critical Care
Read about the impact of teaching Fundamentals courses.

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The Value of Mentorship
Learn about how SCCM’s Specialty Sections provide opportunity for professional development through mentoring programs.

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Transparency in the SCCM Committee Appointment Process
In this article, Society President Jerry J. Zimmerman, MD, PhD, FCCM, discusses the Society’s Creative Community and committee appointment process. 
 

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Ultrasonography in Critical Care
Learn about billing and coding for ultrasonography in critical care. 
 

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Using Multiple Imputation to Avoid Bias From Missing Data in Critical Care Research
Learn about the threat of missing data to the validity of critical care research and how bias can be minimized.

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Waiver of Informed Consent in Emergency Situations
Learn about invistagor responsiblities during an emergency situation in which the patient is not able to participate in informed consent.

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When Parents Act Before Clinicians Are Ready
This article addresses the ethics of when parents act before cinlicians are ready. 

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Wound Care Coding
Learn about billing and coding for wound care.

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