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Category: Procedures

SCCM Pod-453 Extracorporeal Blood Purification

Because COVID-19 can create a status of systemic inflammation, which can affect multiple organs, including the kidneys, the adjuvant therapy of blood purification has gained some recognition. Host Pamela Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, FACSM is joined by Javier Neyra, MD, MS to discuss ...

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SCCM Pod-368 Achieving Fluid Balance

Kyle Enfield, MD, speaks with Colin K. Grissom, MD, FCCM, and Matthew W. Semler, MD, about fluid management in the critically ill. Dr. Grissom presented his talk, entitled “Achieving Fluid Balance,” at the 47th Critical Care Congress in San Antonio, Texas. 

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SCCM Pod-347 High-Quality Randomized Controlled Trials in Pediatric Critical Care

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks Mark Duffett, PhD, about the article, “High-Quality Randomized Controlled Trials in Pediatric Critical Care: A Survey of Barriers and Facilitators," published in the May 2017 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

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SCCM Pod-333 Ultrasound Guidance and Other Determinants of Successful Peripheral Artery Catheterization

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with David B. Kantor, MD, PhD, about the article, “Ultrasound Guidance and Other Determinants of Successful Peripheral Artery Catheterization in Critically Ill Children,” published in the December 2016 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

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SCCM Pod-306 Fusing Clinical Care with Clinical Research: The Future of the Randomized Control Trial in a Self-Learning Healthcare System

Ludwig Lin, MD, speaks with Derek C. Angus, MD, MPH, FRCP, about his upcoming talk, “Fusing Clinical Care with Clinical Research: The Future of the Randomized Control Trial in a Self-Learning Healthcare System,” which he will present this February at the 45th Critical Care Con...

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SCCM Pod-305 The Importance of Process of Care and ICU Structure to Improved Outcomes

Todd Fraser, MD, speaks with Derek Wheeler, MD, about the article, “Critical Care Delivery: The Importance of Process of Care and ICU Structure to Improved Outcomes: An Update From the American College of Critical Care Medicine Task Force on Models of Critical Care,” published...

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SCCM Pod-296 Guidelines for the Appropriate Use of Bedside General and Cardiac Ultrasonography

Ludwig Lin, MD, speaks with Michael Blaivas, MD, FACEP, FAIUM, about the article, “Guidelines for the appropriate use of bedside general and cardiac ultrasonography by the intensivist in the evaluation of critically ill patients—Part I: general ultrasonography,” published in C...

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SCCM Pod-294 Practice Patterns in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Donald D. Vernon, MD, FAAP, about the article, “Practice Patterns in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine: Results of a Workforce Survey,” published in the October 2015 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

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SCCM Pod-268 Results from the EPIC II Study

Ludwig Lin, MD, speaks with Jean-Louis Vincent, MD, PhD, FCCM, about the article, “The Impact of Hospital and ICU Organizational Factors on Outcome in Critically Ill Patients: Results from the Extended Prevalence of Infection in Intensive Care Study,” published in Critical Car...

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SCCM Pod-255 44th Critical Care Congress: Ultrasound Credentialing

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, discusses ultrasound credentialing with Michael Blaivas, MD, FAIUM, FACEP, at the 44th Critical Care Congress in Phoenix, Arizona.

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SCCM Pod-157 Sedation Strategies in the ICU

Troy E. Batterton, PharmD, and Dean Sandifer, MD, discuss sedation strategies in critical care, including designing, building and maintaining protocols in intensive care units.

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SCCM Pod-133 CCM: Human Factors to Medication and Patient Safety in the ICU

Matthew C. Scanlon, MD, discuses is article, “Value of Human Factors to Medication and Patient Safety in the Intensive Care Unit,” published as part of a supplement to the June 2010 issue of Critical Care Medicine.

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SCCM Pod-132 The Future of Acute Care Surgery

Lewis J. Kaplan, MD, FCCM, discusses acute care surgery, its relation to surgical critical care, and his predictions for the future of acute care surgery, trauma surgery and surgical critical care.

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SCCM Pod-120 CCM: Tracheostomy Practice in the Surgical ICU

Bradley D. Freeman, MD, discusses his article published in the December 2009 issue of Critical Care Medicine, titled “Examination of Non-Clinical Factors Affecting Tracheostomy Practice in an Academic Surgical Intensive Care Unit.”

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SCCM Pod-88 PCCM: Organ Donation After Cardiac Death - Part 2

Martha A.Q. Curley, RN, PhD, discusses an article published in the May 2007 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, "Pediatric Staff Perspectives on Organ Donation after Cardiac Death in Children."

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SCCM Pod-85 PCCM: Organ Donation After Cardiac Death - Part 1

Peter C. Laussen, MD, discusses an article published in the May 2007 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, titled "Pediatric Staff Perspectives on Organ Donation After Cardiac Death in Children."

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SCCM Pod-65 2007 Congress Special: Cooling the Neurosurgical Patient

Stephan Mayer, MD, FCCM, discusses cooling the neurological patient.

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SCCM Pod-35 CCM: Cooling After Cardiac Arrest

Raina M. Merchant, MD, and Benjamin S. Abella, MD, discuss their article published in the July 2006 issue of Critical Care Medicine. The article, "Therapeutic Hypothermia Utilization Among Physicians After Resuscitation From Cardiac Arrest," addresses whether physicians are co...

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Surgery and Critical Care Coding

 This article was first published in the Fall 2020 issue of Critical Connections. Critical care and follow-on care policies vary among insurers and Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs). Providers should follow the guidance of the insurer or MAC. This article does not con...

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Pro/Con Debate: To REBOA or Not to REBOA

The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 2019 Critical Care Congress he...

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