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Category: Administration

SCCM Pod-376 2018 PADIS Guidelines

Kyle B. Enfield, MD, speaks with John W. Devlin, PharmD, FCCM, about the article "Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Pain, Agitation/Sedation, Delirium, Immobility, and Sleep Disruption in Adult Patients in the ICU" (Devlin JW, et al. Crit Care M...

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SCCM Pod-375 Medical Emergency Calls and Hospital Mortality

Todd Fraser, MD, speaks with John D. Santamaria, MBBS, MD, FRACP, FCICM, FCCP, about the article “Increasing the Number of Medical Emergency Calls Does Not Improve Hospital Mortality” (Santamaria J, et al. Crit Care Med. 2018;46:1063-1069).

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SCCM Pod-365 Medications and RRT: We Know How to Dose, Right?

Dr. Fraser, MD, speaks with Bruce A. Mueller, PharmD, FCCP, FASN, about his talk presented at the 47th Critical Care Congress in San Antonio, Texas, entitled "Artificial Kidney Meets Mechanical Lung: Comanaging the Patient with Renal and Respiratory Failure."

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Advanced Practitioners and Critical Care for Medicare Patients

This article was originally published in the Spring 2020 Issue of Critical Connections . The article covers the requirements for coding and billing for Medicare patients. 

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What to Do When a Payer Audits Your Documentation

This article was originally published in the November 2019 issue of Critical Connections . Medicare and private payers continue to focus on audits to recover improper payments. You need to be prepared for the possibility of an audit.

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Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult Introduction

This is the introduction presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC).

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Building a Case for Tele-Critical Care to Improve Quality

This article was originally published in the August 2019 issue of Critical Connections . Telemedicine in critical care has been intensely watched and widely debated in the literature.

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Coding Corner: Revisiting Neonatal and Pediatric Critical Care Services

This article was first published in the May/June/July 2019 issue of Critical Connections . Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing.  Neonatal and pediatric critical care coding guidelines have been modified over the years, but the definitions re...

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Coding Corner: Wound Care Coding

This article was first published in the December 2019 issue of Critical Connections. Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing. 

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Coding Corner: Central Venous Access Procedures

This article was first published in the August 2018 issue of Critical Connections. Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing. 

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Coding Corner: Nonphysician Practitioner Billing

This article was first published in the April 2018 issue of Critical Connections. Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing. 

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Coding Corner: The Consultation Conundrum

This article was first published in the August 2017 issue of Critical Connections. Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing. 

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Coding Corner: 2019 Billing and Coding Changes for Peripherally Inserted Venous Catheters

This article was first published in the February 2019 issue of Critical Connections. Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing. 

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Coding Corner: Nonphysician Practitioner Billing

This article was first published in the February 2018 issue of Critical Connections. Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing. 

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Coding Corner: Critical Documentation Tips for Adult Critical Care

This article was first published in the June 2017 issue of Critical Connections. Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing. 

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Coding Corner: Common Confusing Issues When Reporting Critical Care

This article was first published in the December 2018 issue of Critical Connections. Coding Corner addresses the continuing changes in coding and billing.   

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Telemedicine Is Medicine, Tele-ICU Is ICU, Tele-healthcare Is Healthcare

Presented during the 48th Critical Care Congress, this session is sponsored by Philips Healthcare. 

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Guidelines for TeleICU Operations

The purpose of the Guidelines for TeleICU Operations is to assist practitioners in pursuing a sound course of action to provide effective and safe medical care that is founded on current information, available resources, and patient needs. The guidelines recognize that safe an...

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Critical Care Delivery: The Importance of Process and ICU Structure to Improved Outcomes

Summary of the findings of the American College of Critical Care Medicine Task Force on Models of Critical Care: 1) An intensivist-led, high-performing, multidisciplinary team dedicated to the ICU is an integral part of effective care delivery; 2) Process improvement is the ba...

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ICU Admission, Discharge, and Triage Guidelines

ICU Admission, Discharge, and Triage Guidelines: A Framework to Enhance Clinical Operations, Development of Institutional Policies, and Further Research aims to update the SCCM Guidelines for ICU ADT and to provide a framework for the development of institutional policies, fur...

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