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Content Type: Podcasts

SCCM Pod-114 CCM: Why Not Physician-Assisted Death

Constantine A. Manthous, MD, associate clinical professor of medicine at Bridgeport Hospital and Yale University School of Medicine in Connecticut, discusses his article published in the April 2009 issue of Critical Care Medicine, “Why Not Physician-Assisted Death?”

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SCCM Pod-119 PCCM: Does Fellowship Program Size and Rotations Affect Clinical and Research Time?

Wynne Morrison, MD, discusses an article published in the May issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, which highlighted the results of a national survey of pediatric critical care medicine fellowship clinical and research time allocation.

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SCCM Pod-123 Message from the 2010 President

Society of Critical Care Medicine president Judith Jacobi, PharmD, BCPS, FCCM, discusses her goals and vision for the Society during her 2010 term. As the first pharmacist president of the organization, Jacobi stresses the importance of pharmacists and their role in critical c...

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SCCM Pod-122 Disaster Management in Haiti

Barbara McLean, ACNP, CCNS-NP, discusses her recent volunteer efforts in Haiti following the January 12, 2010, earthquake that devastated the area. McLean discusses general disaster management strategies as well as patient populations and care challenges specific to the event.

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SCCM Pod-125 Focus on the Team: Acute Critical Care Surgery

Michael West, MD, PhD, FCCM, discusses his unique career path into critical care and his background as a trauma/critical care surgeon. 

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SCCM Pod-127 CCM: Physician Extenders in the ICU

Ruth Kleinpell, RN, PhD, RN-CS, FCCM, discusses her experience as a nurse practitioner as well as her research into the role of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the ICU.

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SCCM Pod-126 Managing IAH and Abdominal Compartment Syndrome

Michael Cheatham, MD, FCCM, director of the surgical intensive care units at Orlando Regional Trauma Center in Florida, discusses his latest paper titled, “Is the Evolving Management of Intra-Abdominal Hypertension and Abdominal Compartment Syndrome Improving Survival,” publis...

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SCCM Pod-129 CCM: The Use of RIFLE in Patients with AKI

John A. Kellum, MD, FCCM, discusses how one uses RIFLE to take care of patients with acute kidney injury (AKI). He also discusses his review article, published in the April 2008 Supplement issue of Critical Care Medicine, titled “Acute Kidney Injury.”

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SCCM Pod-128 Patient Management After Cardiac Surgery

Anthony Carlese, MD, DO, discusses management of the patient after cardiac surgery, specifically his approach to caring for patients in the ICU who have just undergone coronary artery bypass surgery and the different situations and that he encounters.

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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-136 PCCM: Community-Associated MRSA in Previously Healthy Children

Amy Creel, MD, served as lead author on an article published in the May 2009 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, titled “Severe Invasive Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) Infections in Previously Healthy Children.”

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SCCM Pod-135 PCCM: WFPICCS and Its Global Agenda

Niranjan Kissoon, MD, FCCM, discusses his article published in the September 2009 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, titled “World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies: Its Global Agenda.”

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SCCM Pod-138 CCM: Understanding Critical Care Trial Design

Jonathan E. Sevransky, MD, MHS, discusses his September 2010 Critical Care Medicine article on this topic, titled “Critical Care Trial Design and Interpretation: A Primer.”

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SCCM Pod-137 A Team Approach to Identifying MRSA

Adam Keene, MD, MS, discusses his paper published in the January 2010 issue of Critical Care Medicine, titled “The Use of a Critical Care Consult Team to Identify Risk for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection and the Potential for Early Intervention: A Pilot S...

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SCCM Pod-142 PCCM: Helping Mechanically Ventilated Infants Swallow

Steven B. Leder, PhD, discusses his article, “Dysphagia Testing and Aspiration Status in Medically Stable Infants Requiring Mechanical Ventilation Via Tracheotomy,” published in the July 2010 Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

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SCCM Pod-141 PCCM: Emergent Endotracheal Intubations in Children

Christopher L. Carroll, MD, FCCM, lead author of an article published in the May 2010 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, “Emergent Endotracheal Intubations in Children: Be Careful if it's Late When You Intubate,” which discusses the risks of emergent tracheal intubatio...

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SCCM Pod-31 CC: Prophylactic Antimicrobial Use in the ICU

Phil Barie, MD, MBA, FCCM, discusses his article from the April 2006 issue of Critical Connections on antibiotic prophylaxis.

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SCCM POD-30 CCM: Hospital Mortality Assessment

Jack Zimmerman, MD, FCCM, discusses his article in the May 2006 issue of Critical Care Medicine, "Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (or APACHE IV): Hospital Mortality Assessment for Today's Critically Ill Patients."

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SCCM Pod-33 CC: Patient Safety and CPOE

Brian Jacobs, MD, discusses how efforts in computerized physician order entry relate to patient safety. The ICIS system is a computer-based system implemented throughout the hospital through which all medical orders are entered and documented electronically.

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SCCM Pod-32 CC: Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections

Vera De Palo, MD, outlines several common questions healthcare professionals should consider to help prevent catheter-related bloodstream infections in the ICU. Her article "Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections: Can We Make it Safer For Our Patients?" appears in the April 2...

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