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Tag: Research

Concise Critical Appraisal: Cerebral Oxygen Metabolism and RBC Transfusion in Infants
Neunhoeffer et al (Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018;19:318-327) sought to use noninvasive means to determine the changes in cerebral oxygen metabolism in infants younger than 6 months who have undergone major surgery.  

Hematology, research

Critical Care Medicine
Critical Care Medicine (CCM) is the premier peer-reviewed, scientific publication in critical care.

CCM, Journals, Research

How the Pandemic Impacted Evidence-Based Medicine
This article was first published in the Fall 2020 issue of Critical Connections. The scope of the COVID-19 pandemic is beyond anything most could imagine. The impact on healthcare institutions and clinicians is still being defined, but in the heat of the initial wave, there was a feeling that the plane was being constructed while flying.

Critical Connections, research

Concise Critical Appraisal: Epinephrine in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Perkins et al (N Engl J Med. 2018;379:711-721) set out to examine the effects of epinephrine during OHCA.

Cardiovascular, Research

SCCM offers several grant opportunities for critical care professionals seeking funding for activities that aim to improve care.

Discovery Research Network, Patient and Family, Research, Research Grants

SCCM Pod-397 Renal Recovery After Critical Illness
Ludwig H. Lin, MD, and John A. Kellum, MD, MCCM, review factors associated with renal recovery, therapies and techniques used to enhance recovery, and long-term consequences of nonrecovery in critical illness.

Recovery, Research, RRT

Concise Critical Appraisal: Fluid Administration and Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Kuppermann et al (N Engl J Med. 2018;378:2275-2287) sought to prospectively determine the role that fluid makeup and rate have on the development of neurologic injury in children with DKA.

Endocrinology, Research

As the Society’s premier peer-reviewed publications, Critical Care Medicine and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine direct readers to articles aimed at improving the care of all critically ill and injured patients.

CCM, Journals, Membership, PCCM, Pediatrics, Research

SCCM Pod-403 Sepsis: The Hour-1 Bundle, the Future of Research, and More
Margaret M. Parker, MD, MCCM, and Mitchell M. Levy, MD, MCCM discuss the Hour-1 Bundle, the controversies of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign, and the future of sepsis.

Pulmonary, Research, Sepsis

Concise Critical Appraisal: The Effect of Ramelteon Administration on the Duration of ICU Stay
Nishikimi et al (Crit Care Med. 2018;46:1099-1105) set out to identify the effects of ramelteon, a melatonin agonist, on ICU length of stay for critically ill patients.

Neurology, Research

Norma J. Shoemaker Grant
This grant honors founding Executive Director Norma J. Shoemaker, MN, FCCM, and is given to support the research studies of an SCCM nurse member. 

grants, Research

SCCM Pod-414 COVID-19 VIRUS Registry Aims to Identify Effective Treatment Strategies
Discovery, the Critical Care Research Network's Viral Infection and Respiratory Illness Universal Study creates a real-time COVID-19 registry of current ICU and hospital care patterns.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, research, Treatment

Concise Critical Appraisal: The Efficacy of ECMO for Severe ARDS
Combes et al (N Engl J Med. 2018;378:1965-1975) set out to determine whether the use of ECMO reduced mortality in patients with ARDS when defined by one of three criteria: P/F ratio < 50 mm Hg for > 3 hours, P/F ratio < 80 mm Hg for > 6 hours, or pH < 7.25 coupled with Paco2 ≥ 60 mm Hg for > 6 hours (with respiratory rate < 35 beats/min and plateau pressure ≤ 32 cm H2O). 

pulmonary, research

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (PCCM) is the first scientific, peer-reviewed journal to focus exclusively on pediatric critical care and critical care neonatology.

Journals, Membership, PCCM, Pediatrics, Research

Concise Critical Appraisal: Ultra-Low Tidal Volume Ventilation During CPR
Ruemmler et al (Resuscitation. 2018;132:56-62) set out to compare intermittent positive pressure ventilation to passive oxygenation (continuous positive airway pressure) and a novel ultra-low tidal volume ventilation (ULTVV) regimen.

research, Resuscitation

Those critical care professionals dedicated to research are vitally important to the present and future of the specialty.

CCM, Discovery Research Network, PCCM, Research, Research Grants, Research Section, Research Surveys

Help Shape the Future of Sepsis Research on the National Level
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) is changing its priorities to invest in sepsis research in a more targeted and strategic way. In an important opportunity to help shape the future of sepsis research, NIGMS has issued a request for information related to its new priorities. The request for information is found here and is due by November 15, 2019.

Congress, Research, Sepsis

Research Section
The Research Section promotes and supports a multiprofessional model of basic, translational and clinical research to ensure optimal outcomes for all critically ill patients.

Research, Specialty Sections

A central component of the Society's mission is the support of quality-based improvement initiatives and the support of multiprofessional research at all levels.

Guidelines, Quality, Research

SCCM Research Grants
The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) offers several opportunities for critical care professionals seeking funding for activities that aim to improve care.

Discovery Research Network, grants, Research

SCCM-Weil Research Grant Recipients
SCCM-Weil Research Grant Recipients

grants, Research

Support the Society of Critical Care Medicine and Its Mission
Support the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) by donating. Donations to SCCM benefit: Resource-Limited Areas, Sepsis Training, Quality Improvement, and Research. Because SCCM is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, every donation is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

Donate, Education, FCCM, FDM, PFCCS, Quality, Research, Sepsis