Critical Connections

Critical Connections, the critical care industry's only newsmagazine, provides information on cutting-edge topics in critical care useful to the entire multiprofessional team. With features written by and for critical care professionals, updates on SCCM activities and programs, Critical Connectionsis a vital source of information for the critical care community.

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Critical care professionals are invited to share expertise and perspective. Critical Connections accepts timely articles on clinical topics, hospital success stories and other topics involving the critical care team. Contact Melissa Nielsen for more information.

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Individual articles may be distributed as a PDF upon request. For permission to reprint articles in other materials or to request additional copies of Critical Connections, contact Melissa Nielsen. A $1 per issue charge plus shipping fees may be applied to bulk requests.

Critical Connections Latest Articles

A “Basic” Reality: Managing Sodium Bicarbonate and Acetate Shortages
Read about managing sodium bicarbonate and acetate shortages. 

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

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

Women in Critical Care Medicine
This article addresses the issue of gender disparity in critical care.   

Common Confusing Issues When Reporting Critical Care
Learn about reporting and coding critical care.   

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

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

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.   

Bedside Ultrasonography Guidelines for Critically Ill Patients
This article discusses the bedside ultrasonography guidelines for critically ill patients.

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