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Content Type: Podcasts

SCCM Pod-369 Hospital Variation in Risk-Adjusted Pediatric Sepsis Mortality

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Stefanie G. Ames, MD, about the article “Hospital Variation in Risk-Adjusted Pediatric Sepsis Mortality,” published in the May 2018 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

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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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SCCM Pod-131 CCM: Dexmedetomidine vs. Midazolam: A Cost Minimization Analysis

Joseph F. Dasta, MSc, FCCM, discusses his article published in the February 2010 issue of Critical Care Medicine, titled “A Cost Minimization Analysis of Dexmedetomidine Compared with Midazolam for Long-Term Sedation in the Intensive Care Unit.”

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SCCM Pod-105 Message from the President

Society of Critical Care Medicine president Mitchell Levy, MD, FCCM, discusses his goals and vision for the Society during his 2009 term.

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SCCM Pod-108 Discussion of H1N1 Influenza - Part III

Naomi O'Grady, MD clarifies the strain of the current virus, discusses the difference between a pandemic and an epidemic, and outlines the prescription therapies available specific to H1N1 Influenza.

Estimated Time: COVID-19, Pandemic

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-130 PCCM: Telemedicine in Rural Emergency Departments

Amelia Hopkins, MD, FCCM, discusses her article published in the September 2009 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, “Pediatric Critical Care Telemedicine in Rural Underserved Emergency Departments.”

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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-101 Nutrition in the ICU

Paul E. Wischmeyer, MD, discusses nutrition in the intensive care unit, specifically addressing what role total parenteral nutrition might have for the critically ill or injured patient.

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SCCM Pod-100 Peter J. Pronovost Looks to the Future of Patient Safety

Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM, discusses patient safety research and future efforts to reduce infections in the intensive care unit in this special 100th episode of the iCritical Care Podcasts.

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SCCM Pod-103 Leadership in Critical Care - Part II

Vladimir Kvetan, MD, FCCM, discusses the history and goals of the Critical Care Leadership Network of the Greater New York Hospital Association for which he is a founding member.

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SCCM Pod-102 Leadership in Critical Care - Part I

John McNelis, MD, FCCM, discusses leadership and mentorship in the critical care community.

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SCCM Pod-106 Discussion of H1N1 Influenza - Part I

Randy S. Wax, MD, discusses the current outbreak of H1N1 Influenza, the triage protocol for critical care during an influenza epidemic, the public's role in taking necessary precautions, and educational resources that are available.

Estimated Time: COVID-19, Pandemic

SCCM Pod-107 Discussion of H1N1 Influenza - Part II

John H. Beigel, MD, clarifies the definition of influenza and discusses the evolution of viruses, speculation on the mode of transmission and the role of vaccines and therapies as they relate to H1N1 Influenza.

Estimated Time: COVID-19, Pandemic

SCCM Pod-111 CCM: Family Presence and Physician Performance

Rosemarie Fernandez, MD, discusses an article published in the June 2009 issue of Critical Care Medicine, “The Presence of a Family Witness Impacts Physician Performance During Simulated Medical Codes.”

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SCCM Pod-113 Decontamination of the Digestive Tract

Phillip S. Barie, MD, MBA, FCCM, discusses decontamination of the digestive tract and oropharynx in an attempt to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia.  He discusses a recent article published in The New England Journal of Medicine, “Decontamination of the Digestive Tract a...

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SCCM Pod-112 Management of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Michael Diringer, MD, FCCM, discusses his article published in Critical Care Medicine about the management of acute aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.

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SCCM Pod-115 PCCM: Difficult Conversations in the Pediatric ICU

Elaine Meyer, RN, PhD, discusses a paper published recently in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, titled “Difficult Conversations: Improving Communication Skills and Relational Abilities in Healthcare.”

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SCCM Pod-118 PCCM: HLH and Sepsis

Leticia Castillo, MD, FCCM, discusses an article published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, “Secondary HLH and Severe Sepsis/Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome/Multiorgan Dysfunction Syndrome/Macrophage Activation Syndrome Share Common Intermediate Phenotypes on a Spe...

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SCCM Pod-117 CCM: Public Awareness and Perception of Sepsis

Margaret Parker, MD, FCCM, discusses her article published in the January 2009 issue of Critical Care Medicine, titled “An International Survey: Public Awareness and Perception of Sepsis.”

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