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Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Podcasts

iCritical Care: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 
iCritical Care Pediatric Critical Care Medicine is a customized podcast feed that offers a portion of the iCritical Care podcasts, delivering only those related to the Society of Critical Care Medicine's leading pediatric journal and pediatric topics. 
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.

Preparedness activities that every pediatric ICU should perform are also explored. Dr. Ong is head of the paediatric ICU at National University Hospital in Singapore. Published: 4/29/2020
SCCM Pod-411 Clinician Moral Distress
Margaret M. Parker, MD, MCCM, and Christopher S. Parshuram, MBChB, PhD, discuss clinician moral distress in Canadian pediatric and neonatal intensive care units (Dryden-Palmer,K, et al. Pediatri Crit Care Med. 2020;21(4): 314-323). They dive into a discussion on depersonalization, potentially mitigating factors, and more.

Dr. Parshuram is a pediatric critical care medicine physician at The Hospital for Sick Children and professor of pediatrics at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Published: 4/8/2020
SCCM Pod-406 Surviving Sepsis Campaign Children's Guidelines
Margaret M. Parker, MD, MCCM, and Scott L. Weiss, MD, FCCM, discuss the release of "Surviving Sepsis Campaign International Guidelines for the Management of Septic Shock and Sepsis-Associated Organ Dysfunction in Children," published in the February 2020 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (Weiss S, et al. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2020;21(2);e52-e106).

Dr. Weiss outlines the differences between the new pediatric Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) guidelines and the 2017 “American College of Critical Care Medicine Clinical Practice Parameters for Hemodynamic Support of Pediatric and Neonatal Septic Shock” (Davis AL, et al. Crit Care Med. 2017;45:1061-1093), as well as key differences from the “Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock: 2016” (Rhodes A, et al. Crit Care Med. 2017;45:486-552).

The challenges in implementing the pediatric guidelines in resource-limited areas and key recommendations for resuscitation of children with sepsis and septic shock are also covered.

Dr. Weiss has served as the SCCM-appointed co-vice-chair of the SSC Guidelines Task Force. He is an attending physician at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Published: 2/7/2020
SCCM Pod-404 Population-Based Epidemiology and Outcomes of Acute Kidney Injury in Critically Ill Children
Margaret M. Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Rashid Alobaidi, MD, on his article titled “Population-Based Epidemiology and Outcomes of Acute Kidney Injury in Critically Ill Children,” published in the January 2020 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (Alobaidi R, et al. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2020 Jan;21(1);82-91).

Dr. Alobaidi discusses the study and importance of enhanced surveillance for acute kidney injury (AKI) in critically ill children and the implementation of monitoring for AKI.

Dr. Alobaidi is assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Alberta Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. This podcast is sponsored by Baxter Healthcare Corporation. Published: 1/15/2020
SCCM Pod-399 Risk for Mortality in Critically Ill Children Needing Renal Replacement Therapy
Margaret M. Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Danny Hames, MD, on his article titled "Risk Factors for Mortality in Critically Ill Children Requiring Renal Replacement Therapy," published in the November 2019 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (Hames D, et al. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019;20;1069-1077).

Dr. Hames speaks about some of the challenges of monitoring patients with acute kidney injury, the implications of the study for pediatric intensivists, the importance of being mindful of renal function and fluid balance for ventilated patients, and areas that need further investigation.

Dr. Hames is an attending physician in the Division of Cardiovascular Critical Care in the Department of Cardiology at Boston Children’s Hospital and an instructor in the Department of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Published: 11/13/2019
SCCM Pod-393 Updated Pediatric Admission, Discharge, and Triage and Levels of Care Guidance
Margaret M. Parker, MD, MCCM, and Lorry R. Frankel, MD, FCCM, discuss the updated pediatric critical care admission, discharge, and triage criteria and levels of care guidance published in the September issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (Frankel L, et al. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019;20:847-887).

They review the methodology behind the development of this joint Society of Critical Care Medicine and American Academy of Pediatrics updated guidance, the areas of agreement, and what we may see in future updates.

Dr. Frankel is chair of the Department of Pediatrics at California Pacific Medical Center and emeritus professor of pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, California, USA. Published: 9/4/2019
SCCM Pod-389 Infections on Extracorporeal Life Support
Margaret M. Parker, MD, MCCM, and Luregn Schlapbach, MD, FCICM, review a survey of international practice on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infections on extracorporeal life support in adults and children published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (Farrell, Deborah, et al. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019;20:667-671).

Dr. Schlapbach is a pediatric intensivist at Queensland Children's Hospital in South Brisbane, Australia. Published: 7/8/2019
SCCM Pod-384 Updated Pediatric Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Guidelines
Margaret M. Parker, MD, MCCM, and Patrick M. Kochanek, MD, MCCM, discuss the updated pediatric severe traumatic brain injury guidelines (Kochanek P, et al. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019;20:S1-S82).

They review what is new in the third edition of the guidelines and what further research can be done.

Dr. Kochanek is director of the Safar Center for Resuscitation Research at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

This podcast is sponsored by Philips and Masimo. Published: 5/14/2019
SCCM Pod-372 Nutrition Support Therapy in the Pediatric Critically Ill Patient
Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Nilesh M. Mehta, MD, about the article, “Guidelines for the Provision and Assessment of Nutrition Support Therapy in the Pediatric Critically Ill Patient: Society of Critical Care Medicine and American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition,” published in the July 2017 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Mehta discusses best practices in nutrition therapy in critically ill children.

Dr. Mehta is the Director of Critical Care Nutrition in the division of critical care medicine in the department of anesthesiology, critical care, and pain medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital and an associate professor of anesthesia (critical care) at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.

Mehta, Nilesh M. MD; Skillman, Heather E. MS, RD, CSP, CNSC; Irving, Sharon Y. PhD, CRNP, FCCM, FAAN; Coss-Bu, Jorge A. MD; Vermilyea, Sarah MS, RD, CSP, LD, CNSC; Farrington, Elizabeth Anne PharmD, FCCP, FCCM, FPPAG, BCPS; McKeever, Liam MS, RDN; Hall, Amber M. MS; Goday, Praveen S. MBBS, CNSC; Braunschweig, Carol PhD, RD. Ped Crit Care Med. 2017; 18(7):675-715.

This podcast is supported by an educational grant provided from Abbott Nutrition. Published: 11/5/2018
SCCM Pod-369 Hospital Variation in Risk-Adjusted Pediatric Sepsis Mortality
Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Stefanie G. Ames, MD, about the article “Hospital Variation in Risk-Adjusted Pediatric Sepsis Mortality,” published in the May 2018 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

Dr. Ames discusses study findings regarding the development of a method to evaluate hospital pediatric sepsis performance and how to assess hospital variation in risk-adjusted sepsis mortality in a large state-wide sample.

Dr. Ames is a pediatric critical care fellow at the University of Pittsburg School of Medicine in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.

She is working with the Clinical Research Investigation and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness (CRISMA) Center in the department of critical care medicine. Ped Crit Care Med. 2018; 19(5):390-396. Published: 9/6/2018