Exploring the Knowns and Unknowns of MIS-C
This article was first published in the Fall 2020 issue of Critical Connections. It is a pattern that has been repeated in COVID-19 hot spots nationwide. Several weeks after the surge, emergency departments and intensive care units (ICUs) start seeing children, typically with fever and gastrointestinal issues.
Critical Connections, pediatrics
Drs. Vidyasagar and Nagamani Dharmapuri Award
The Drs. Vidyasagar and Nagamani Dharmapuri Award for Excellence in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, sponsored by Drs. Vidyasagar and Nagamani Dharmapuri, is conferred annually to recognize an individual for sustained exemplary and pioneering achievement in the care of critically ill and injured infants and children.
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
The PICU Passport from The University of Chicago Medicine's Comer Children's hospital helps patients and families document a stay in the pediatric ICU.
Available in both adult and pediatric formats, the Multidisciplinary Critical Care Knowledge Assessment Program (MCCKAP) online examination can be used by program directors to assess their critical care fellowship programs.
SCCM Pod-425 Outcomes in Cystic Fibrosis PICU Admissions
Cystic fibrosis patient care has advanced greatly in recent years and the mortality rate has improved. Explore PICU mortality and the factors associated with death among critically ill children with cystic fibrosis in this iCritical Care podcast.
care, critical, cystic, fibrosis, intensive, medicine, outcomes, pediatric, pediatrics, pulmonary, respiration, units
THRIVE: Pediatric Post-Intensive Care Syndrome and the Family
Children may experience post-intensive care syndrome (PICS) after a stay in the intensive care unit. Symptoms include learning and attention difficulties, post-traumatic stress disorder, sadness and depression, difficulty sleeping, behavior changes, motor dysfunction, breathing problems, feeding problems and difficulty hearing and seeing. Families may also be impacted by PICS. Help prepare your whole family to identify and treat PICS.
Pediatrics, PICS, THRIVE
The Pediatrics Section exists to foster the care of critically ill or injured children and to ensure that these patients and their healthcare providers have a voice within the Society.
pediatrics, Specialty Sections
Virtual Critical Care Rounds (VCCR): Pediatric is designed to better prepare students, residents, and fellows to contribute to the diagnosis and management of the critically ill pediatric patient during their pediatric intensive care unit rounds.
Pediatrics, VCCR, VCCR Pediatric, VCCR Podcast
SCCM Pod-412 COVID-19 in Critically Ill Children
Gain valuable insight on the clinical management of COVID-19 and its relevance to the pediatric critical care provider (Ong J, et al. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2020 Apr 7; Epub ahead of print) with host Elizabeth H. Mack, MD, MS, FCCM, and Jacqueline Ong, MB BChir, MMed (Paeds), MRCPCH.
Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing, Disaster Preparedness, Pediatrics
SCCM Pod-418 COVID-19 Learning: Conversion of a Children's Hospital to an Adult Hospital
Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York, USA, quickly converted a children's hospital to an adult COVID-19 hospital. Hear Margaret M. Parker, MD, MCCM, talk with H. Michael Ushay, MD, PhD, FAAP, FCCM, about the process, challenges with staffing and personal protective equipment, and more.
coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Pediatrics, PPE, Resource Allocation