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Category: Neurology

SCCM Pod-442 Continuous Prediction of Mortality in the PICU: A Recurrent Neural Network Model in a Single-Center Dataset

As a proof of concept, a recurrent neural network (RNN) model was developed using electronic medical record (EMR) data capable of continuously assessing a child’s risk of mortality throughout an ICU stay as a proxy measure of illness severity. Host Margaret M. Parker, MD, MCCM...

Estimated Time: 30:50 min Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

SCCM Pod-440 Optimal Sedation in Patients Who Receive Neuromuscular Blocking Agent Infusions for Treatment of ARDS

Two previously published trials presented equivocal evidence on the effect of neuromuscular blocking agent infusions in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Host Kyle B. Enfield, MD, FCCM, is joined by Matthias Eikermann, MD, to discuss the different sedation reg...

Neuroscience Nursing Workforce: Challenges During the Pandemic

This article was first published in the Spring 2021 issue of Critical Connections. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many intensive care units (ICUs) were overwhelmed with patients requiring a high level of care.

SCCM Pod-435 Intracranial and Cerebral Perfusion Pressure Thresholds Associated with In-Hospital Mortality Across Pediatric Neurocritical Care

Targets for treatment of raised intracranial pressure or decreased cerebral perfusion pressure in pediatric neurocritical care are not well defined. Host Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, is joined by Alicia K. Au, MD, MS, to discuss this topic.

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How Critical Illness Affects the Brain... and Vice Versa

This is a presentation from the 47th Critical Care Congress on how critical illiness affects the brain. 

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SCCM Pod-410 COVID-19 Neurologic Manifestations

Review neurologic manifestations of COVID-19 and other severe respiratory viral contagions (Robinson C, et al. Crit Care Explor. 2020;2:e0107) with host Ludwig H. Lin, MD, and author Christopher P. Robinson, DO, MS.

Estimated Time: 41:10 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnostics

SCCM Pod-395 Recovery After Critical Illness

Ranjit Deshpande, MD, and Pratik P. Pandharipande, MD, FCCM, discuss the impact of critical illness on neurocognitive and physical functions.

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Cutting Edge: Delirium - Why Can't We Figure It Out?

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

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Seizures and Status Epilepticus

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on seizures and status epilepticus.

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Management of Severe Stroke and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on management of severe stroke and subarachnoid hemorrhage.

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Intracranial Hypertension

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

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Death by Neurologic Criteria

This is a presentation from the 2017 Multiprofessional Critical Care Review Course: Adult (MCCRC) on Death by Neurologic Criteria. 

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Latest in Management of Pediatric Acute Ischemic Stroke

This is a complimentary chapter from the 2019 textbook: Current Concepts in Pediatric Critical Care titled, "Latest in Management of Pediatric Acute Ischemic Stroke."

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Update in the Management of Increased Intracranial Pressure: Pressure, Volume, Vector, Substrate Deficiency— ICP Isn’t Just ICP Anymore

This is a complimentary chapter from the 2019 textbook: Current Concepts in Adult Critical Care titled "Update in the Management of Increased Intracranial Pressure: Pressure, Volume, Vector, Substrate Deficiency— ICP Isn’t Just ICP Anymore."    

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Guideline for Reversal of Antithrombotics in Intracranial Hemorrhage

A Statement for Healthcare Professionals from the Neurocritical Care Society and Society of Critical Care Medicine​. 

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Prophylaxis of Venous Thrombosis in Neurocritical Care Patients

The risk of death from venous thromboembolism (VTE) is high in intensive care unit patients with neurological diagnoses. In response to this need for guidance, the Neurocritical Care Society set out to develop and evidence-based guideline using GRADE to safely reduce VTE and i...

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Guidelines for Sustained Neuromuscular Blockade in the Adult Critically Ill Patient

A Statement for Healthcare Professionals from the Neurocritical Care Society and Society of Critical Care Medicine​. 

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SCCM Pod-139 CCM: Duration of Delirium as an ICU Predictor of Cognitive Impairment

 Timothy D. Girard, MD, MSCI, discusses his article published in the July 2010 Critical Care Medicine, titled “Delirium as a Predictor of Long-Term Cognitive Impairment in Survivors of Critical Illness.”

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SCCM Pod-140 PCCM: Blood/Brain Barrier Permeability During Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Monica Vavilala, MD, discusses her recent article published in the May issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, titled “Change in Blood-Brain Barrier Permeability During Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis Treatment.”

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