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Content Type: Podcasts

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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SCCM Pod-34 CCM: Lorazepam vs. Propofol

Shannon S. Carson, MD, as well as John P. Kress, MD, discuss their article from the May 2006 Critical Care Medicine, "A Randomized Trial of Intermittent Lorazepam vs. Propofol With Daily Interruption in Mechanically Ventilated Patients."

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SCCM Pod-38 CPOE and Error Detection

Terry Clemmer, MD, FCCM, discusses computerized physician order entry and error detection in the intensive care unit.

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SCCM Pod-36 CC: Rapid Response Systems

Marie R. Baldisseri, MD, an intensivist from the University of Pittsburgh, discusses her article from the June 2006 issue of Critical Connections, titled "Rapid Response Systems: Have They Made a Difference?

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SCCM Pod-40 CCM: Initial Antimicrobial Treatment of MRSA

Marin Kollef, MD, discusses his article in the August issue of Critical Care Medicine, "Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Sterile-Site Infection: The Importance of Appropriate Initial Antimicrobial Treatment."

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SCCM Pod-44 CCM: The Role of Weaning

Maged A. Tanios, MD, discusses his article, "A randomized, controlled trial of the role of weaning: Predictors in clinical decision making," from the October issue of Critical Care Medicine.

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SCCM Pod-41 CCM: Tough Decisions at the End of Life

Douglas White, MD, discusses his article in the August issue of Critical Care Medicine, "Decisions to Limit Life-Sustaining Treatment for Critically Ill Patients Who Lack Both Decision-Making Capacity and Surrogate Decision Makers."

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SCCM Pod-49 Responding to NEJM's Article on the SSC

Mitchell Levy, MD, FCCM, discusses a perspectives article published in the October 19, 2006, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, titled "Surviving Sepsis—Practice Guidelines, Marketing Campaigns, and Eli Lilly," which criticizes the campaign and its major funding sou...

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SCCM Pod-47 2007 Congress Keynotes Up Close: Patrick Kochanek

Patrick Kochanek, MD, FCCM, is one of the prominent keynote speakers set to present during the 36th Critical Care Congress. He discusses his presentation, "Emergency Preservation for Resuscitation: Beyond CPR."

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SCCM Pod-46 2007 Congress Keynotes Up Close: Daren Heyland

Daren Heyland, MD, MSc, is of the prominent keynote speakers set to present during the 36th Critical Care Congress.  He discusses his presentation, "Pharmaco-Nutrition: A New Emerging Paradigm," and offers insight into his background and accomplishments in critical care.

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SCCM Pod-53 Reducing Medication Errors in the ICU

Yizhak Kupfer, MD, discusses his lecture, to be held during the 36th Critical Care Congress, "Reduction of Medication Errors in the Intensive Care Unit."

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SCCM Pod-51 SCCM Members Launch Major Sepsis Study

Derek Angus, MD, MPH, discusses a new, multicenter research consortium, called Protocolized Care for Early Septic Shock (ProCESS).

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SCCM Pod-55 Enteral Therapy to Treat Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Eric Pacht, MD, discuss an editorial published in the September issue of Critical Care Medicine, "Enteral therapy to decrease morbidity and improve survival in acute respiratory distress syndrome: Its time has come."

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SCCM Pod-54 Managing Trauma Patients

Saraswati Dayal, MD, and Edwin Deitch, MD, discuss an article published in the September issue of Critical Care Medicine, "ICU  management of the trauma patient.."

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SCCM Pod-58 CC: Cardiology Pharmacotherapies

Frederick P. Ognibene, MD, FCCM, discusses his goals as the Society's president for 2007 as well as his decades-long involvement in SCCM and the critical care community.

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SCCM Pod-57 CCM: Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia

Stanley Nasraway, MD, FCCM, discusses an article in the December issue of Critical Care Medicine "Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in the critical care setting: Diagnosis and management."

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SCCM Pod-63 Gastric Versus Intestinal Feedings

John Mazuski, MD, FCCM, and Beth Taylor, MS, RD, CNSD, FCCM, discuss their article published in the February 2007 issue of Critical Connections, titled "Gastric vs. Intestinal Feeding: Does it Make a Difference?"

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SCCM Pod-62 Simple Measures Can Decrease Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections

Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM, discusses his article published in the December 28 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, titled "An Intervention to Decrease Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections in the ICU."

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SCCM Pod-66 2007 Congress Special: Furosemide and Albumin in ARDS

Gregory Martin, MD, discusses some of the topics from his presentation during the 36th Critical Care Congress, "Furosemide and Albumin in ARDS."

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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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