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Content Type: Podcasts

SCCM Pod-229: Lifetime Achievement Award, Sepsis Research

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Mitchell P. Fink, MD, FCCM, who is the recipient of the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Lifetime Achievement Award; he discusses his background in critical care as well as his research endeavors in sepsis in addition to the fu...

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SCCM Pod-230: Pulmonary Artery Catheters in ICU Patients

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Hayley Beth Gershengorn, MD, lead author on an article published in the August Critical Care Medicine, “Understanding Changes in Established Practice: Pulmonary Artery Catheter Use in Critically Ill Patients.”

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SCCM Pod-231: Family Presence: Evidence vs. Emotion

Margaret Parker, MD, FCCM speaks with Cathie Guzzetta, RN, PhD, HNC, FAAN, about family presence during CPR and invasive procedures.

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SCCM Pod-232: Assessing Family Satisfaction using the FS-ICU Instrument in a Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with David Hwang, MD, about the FS-ICU tool, a well validated survey instrument utilized to assess family satisfaction with ICU care and shared decision-making. He will discuss the data collected from his Neuro ICU as well as his unit’...

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SCCM Pod-233: Variation in Diagnostic Testing in Intensive Care Units

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Jessica Spence, BMR(OT), BSc(Med) MD, a PGY3 Resident at McMaster University. Dr. Spence contributed the article “Variation in Diagnostic Testing in Intensive Care Units: A Comparison of Teaching and Non-Teaching Hospitals in a Re...

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SCCM Pod-234: Pediatric Intensive Care in South Africa: Making Optimum Use of Limited Resources

Margaret Parker, MD, FCCM, speaks with Andrew Argent, MD, about his article published in the January Pediatric Critical Care Medicine titled, “Pediatric Intensive Care in South Africa: Making Optimum Use of Limited Resources at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital.”

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SCCM Pod-235 Study Explores the Impact of 24/7 In-House Coverage in a Pediatric ICU

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Kyle Rehder, MD, about the article "Survey of In-house Coverage by Pediatric Intensivists (SINCOPI): Characterization of 24/7 In-Hospital Pediatric Critical Care Faculty Coverage" published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

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SCCM Pod-236 Are Pediatric Intensivists Changing Their Transfusion Practices?

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Jacques R. Lacroix, MD, about the article, "Survey on Stated Transfusion Practices in Pediatric Intensive Care Units," published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

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SCCM Pod-237 Evaluation of a Pharmacist-Managed Methadone Taper in the PICU

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Katherine J. Steineck, PharmD, pediatric clinical pharmacist at the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital. They discuss the article published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, “Evaluation of a Pharmacist-Managed Methadone...

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SCCM Pod-238 Internet-Based Knowledge Exchange Platform for Pediatric Critical Care Clinicians Worldwide

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Traci A. Wolbrink, MD, MPH, about “The Development of an Internet-based Knowledge Exchange Platform for Pediatric Critical Care Clinicians Worldwide,” published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 

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SCCM Pod-239 Hypertension and Health Outcomes in the PICU

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Brett J. Ehrmann, MD, MS, about the article, “Hypertension and Health Outcomes in the PICU,” published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

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SCCM Pod-240 Project Emerge: Improving Safety and Quality of Patient Care Through Systems Engineering

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Adam Sapirstein, MD, Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Sapirstein discusses “Project Emerge: Improving Safety and Quality of Patient Care Th...

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SCCM Pod-241 Stem Cell Therapies in Critical Illness

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Michael Matthay, MD, Professor of Medicine and Anesthesia at the University of California at San Francisco and a Senior Associate at the Cardiovascular Research Institute. Dr. Matthay discusses “Stem Cell Therapies in Critical Ill...

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SCCM Pod-242 Preparing for Emerging Infections

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with the Society of Critical Care Medicine President-Elect, Craig Coopersmith, MD, FCCM, and Jay Varkey, MD, about the Ebola epidemic and how clinicians should be preparing for emerging infections.

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SCCM Pod-243 Understanding Sleep in Critically Ill Patients

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Brian Gehlbach, MD, Associate Professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Gehlbach discusses “Understanding Sleep in Critically Ill Patients...

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SCCM Pod-244 Early Mobility Implementation Strategies

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Heidi J. Engel, PT, DPT of UCSF Medical Center, regarding her lecture on “Early Mobility Implementation Strategies,” which she presented during the 43rd Critical Care Congress in San Francisco, California.

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SCCM Pod-246 Interaction Between Fluids and Vasoactive Agents on Mortality in Septic Shock

Todd Fraser, MD, speaks with Allan Garland, MD, about the article, “Interaction Between Fluids and Vasoactive Agents on Mortality in Septic Shock: A Multicenter, Observational Study,” published in Critical Care Medicine.

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SCCM Pod-247 Early Mobilization in the PICU

Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Ira Cheifetz, MD, FCCM, Division Chief of Pediatric Critical Care at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Cheifetz discusses “Early Mobility Implementation Strategies (Peds),” which he presented at the 43rd Critical Care Congress i...

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SCCM Pod-249 Risk Factors for Acquiring Functional and Cognitive Disabilities During Admission to a PICU

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Meredith F. Bone, MD, MSCI, about the article, “Risk Factors for Acquiring Functional and Cognitive Disabilities During Admission to a PICU,” published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

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SCCM Pod-250 Reducing Blood Testing in Pediatric Patients After Heart Surgery: A Quality Improvement Project

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Claudia Delgado-Corcoran, MD, MPH, about the article, “Reducing Blood Testing in Pediatric Patients After Heart Surgery: A Quality Improvement Project,” published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

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