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Category: Pulmonary

SCCM Pod-428 Endotracheal Tube Size and Aspiration

Each year, approximately 790,000 patients in the United States develop acute respiratory failure that requires intubation and mechanical ventilation. This podcast explores the association between endotracheal tube size and aspiration in acute respiratory failure survivors.

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.

SCCM Pod-424 Critical Care Implications of Respiratory Depression on Hospital Wards

Continuous monitoring on hospital wards can prevent adverse events and unnecessary ICU admissions. Michael Smith, MD, is joined by Ashish K. Khanna, MD, FCCP, FCCM, to review the demographics of respiratory depression.

Estimated Time: 16:39 min depression, induced, opioid, PRODIGY, respiratory, trial

Physiology-Guided CPR: Optimizing Outcomes from Prehospital to Discharge

This is a presentation from the 47th Critical Care Congress on Physiology-Guided CPR.

Estimated Time: Congress, On Demand, pulmonary

SCCM Pod-417 COVID-19-Associated Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Clinicians are working to understand and formulate an effective treatment for COVID-19-associated acute respiratory distress syndrome (Marini J. Crit Care Med. 2020 May 13; Epub ahead of print).

Estimated Time: 20:45 min ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19

SCCM Pod-416 COVID-19 Learning: Multiple Patients on a Single Ventilator

In a situation where ventilators are in short supply, multiple patients on a single ventilator could be a strategy of last resort. In this podcast, Arthur S. Slutsky, MD, discusses his article "Personalized Ventilation to Multiple Patients Using a Single Ventilator: Descriptio...

Estimated Time: 22:39 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

SCCM Pod-408 Vaping-Associated Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Kyle B. Enfield, MD, and Craig M. Lilly, MD, discuss the newly released guidance for vaping-associated respiratory distress syndrome, published in Critical Care Explorations (Lilly C, et al. Crit Care Explor. 2020;2(2): e0081).

Estimated Time: 28:26 min ARDS, Poisoning

SCCM Pod-VCCR7 The Basics of Veno-Arterial and Veno-Venous ECMO and the Indications of ECMO Therapy

Sean P. Kane, PharmD, BCPS, speaks with Elliott Cohen, MD about extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).

Estimated Time: 24:36 min ECMO, Rehabilitation, Therapy

SCCM Pod-373 Preserving End-Organ Perfusion

Ranjit Deshpande, MD, speaks with Laurence W. Busse, MD, MBA, about Dr. Busse’s talk on preserving end-organ perfusion presented at the 46th Critical Care Congress in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

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SCCM Pod-361 Antibiotic Therapy in Comatose Mechanically Ventilated Patients Following Aspiration

Dr. Fraser, MD, speaks with Jean Baptiste Lascarrou, MD, about the article, "Antibiotic Therapy in Comatose Mechanically Ventilated Patients Following Aspiration: Differentiating Pneumonia from Pneumonitis," published in Critical Care Medicine.

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Mechanical Ventilation I: Back to the Basics

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on basics of mechanical ventilation.

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Mechanical Ventilation II: Ventilator Options

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on ventilator options.

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Mechanical Ventilation III: Management of Acute Respiratory Failure

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on Management of Acute Respiratory Failure.

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Case Discussions: What to Do When

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on case discussions.

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Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Cases You Should Know

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on community-aquired pneumonia. 

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Noninvasive Ventilation: When and How to Use It?

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on when and how to use noninvasive ventilation.

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Cutting Edge: When and How to Use Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on When and How to Use Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.

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Life-Threatening Bronchospasm

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on life-threatening bronchospasms. 

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Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia.

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