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Content Type: Podcasts

SCCM Pod-83 Preventing Acute Renal Failure

John Kellum, MD, FCCM, a professor at the University of Pittsburgh, discusses his article from the August 2007 issue of Critical Connections, "Preventing Acute Renal Failure."

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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-87 Managing Pulmonary Hypertension

Roham T. Zamanian, MD, discusses an article published in the September 2007 issue of Critical Care Medicine, titled "Management Strategies for Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension in the ICU."

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SCCM Pod-91 PCCM: Outcomes and Admissions in the PICU

Folafoluwa O. Odetola, MD, MPH, discusses an article published in the January 2008 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, "Do Outcomes Vary According to the Source of Admission to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit?"

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SCCM Pod-90 New End-of-Life Guidelines

Robert D. Truog, MD, MA, discusses new guidelines published in the March 2008 issue of Critical Care Medicine, "Recommendations for End-of-Life Care in the ICU."

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SCCM Pod-93 ACCM Recommendations for Corticosteroid Insufficiency

Paul Marik, MD, FCCM, discusses the June Critical Care Medicine article, "Recommendations for the Diagnosis and Management of Corticosteroid Insufficiency in Critically Ill Adult Patients: Consensus Statements from an International Task Force by the American College of Critica...

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SCCM Pod-92 Physician Management and Patient Mortality in the ICU

Mitchell Levy, MD, FCCM, discusses his article, "Association between Critical Care Physician Management and Patient Mortality in the Intensive Care Unit," published in the June 3, 2008, issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.

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SCCM Pod-98 Congress Preview: Angus Discusses Critical Care Research

Derek C. Angus, MD, MPH, FCCM, the recipient of the American College of Critical Care Medicine's (ACCM) Distinguished Investigator Award, discusses the state of critical care research as well as his unique background.

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SCCM Pod-94 Increased Mortality of Ventilated Patients with Endotracheal Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

Jeanine Wiener-Kronish, MD, discusses an article published in the September 2008 issue of Critical Care Medicine, titled "Increased Mortality of Ventilated Patients with Endotracheal Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Without Clinical Signs of Infection."

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SCCM Pod-139 CCM: Duration of Delirium as an ICU Predictor of Cognitive Impairment

 Timothy D. Girard, MD, MSCI, discusses his article published in the July 2010 Critical Care Medicine, titled “Delirium as a Predictor of Long-Term Cognitive Impairment in Survivors of Critical Illness.”

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SCCM Pod-99 Congress Preview: Mechanical Ventilation Modes

Richard D. Branson, RRT, FCCM, discusses his two upcoming presentations for the 38th Critical Care Congress, The Modes of Mechanical Ventilation and Mechanical Ventilation Modes: How and When.

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SCCM Pod-144 Message from the 2011 President

Society of Critical Care Medicine president Pamela A. Lipsett, MD, MHPE, FCCM, discusses her professional background and research interests during an engaging conversation that touches on cutting-edge topics, including quality of life after a stay in the intensive care unit, t...

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SCCM Pod-148 Adjunctive Corticosteroid Therapy in Pediatric Sepsis

Jerry J. Zimmerman, MD, PhD, FCCM, discusses his article published in the January Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, titled “Adjunctive Corticosteroid Therapy in Pediatric Severe Sepsis: Observations From the RESOLVE.”

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SCCM Pod-150 PCCM: Blood Transfusion and Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation

Ravi Thiagarajan, MD, MBBS, MPH, discusses his article published in the January Pediatric Critical Care Medicine titled, “Blood Transfusion is Associated with Prolonged Duration of Mechanical Ventilation in Infants Undergoing Reparative Cardiac Surgery.”

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SCCM Pod-152 CCM: Implementing Real-Time Computerized Sepsis Alerts

Marin H. Kollef, MD,discusses an article published in the March 2011 Critical Care Medicine titled, “Implementation of a Real-Time Computerized Sepsis Alerts In Nonintensive Care Unit Patients.”

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SCCM Pod-153 Council Member Shares SCCM Experiences, Sepsis Research

Craig Coopersmith, MD, FCCM, shares how early involvement within the Society, his receiving the Vision Grant, and his participation in Specialty Sections helped shape his career, while stressing the importance of mentorship.

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SCCM Pod-154 Establishing Successful FDM and FCCS Courses, METs

Babak Sarani, MD, serves as a course director for the Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) and Fundamental Disaster Management (FDM) programs and offers insight into the value of these programs, the road to becoming an instructor and how to establish FDM or FCCS at one's o...

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SCCM Pod-145 Drug Shortages in the ICU

Judith Jacobi, PharmD, BCPS, FCCM, discusses drug shortages in the intensive care unit and how such shortages affect critical care patients and those requiring anesthesia.

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SCCM Pod-146 Disaster Management in Haiti

Randy S. Wax, MD, and Marie Baldisseri, MD, FCCM, discuss disaster management and their relief efforts after the 2010 Haiti earthquake.

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SCCM Pod-147 Daily Predictions of Death in the Medical ICU

William Meadow, MD, PhD, discusses an article published in the March Critical Care Medicine titled, “Power and Limitations of Daily Prognostications of Death in the Medical ICU.”

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