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A Global Solution for Sepsis
This session was presented during the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) 47th Critical Care Congress. Flavia R. Machado, MD, PhD, discusses the current limitations of our knowledge of sepsis incidence and mortality rates as well as major disparities in sepsis care around the world. She proposes interventions for reducing sepsis incidence and improving sepsis outcomes worldwide.
A Matter of Life and Death: How States Are Tackling Sepsis as Public Policy
Anthony Fiore, MD, MPH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Chief of the Epidemiology Research and Innovations Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, is featured in a new Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) Public Health Review podcast episode, A Matter of Life and Death: How States Are Tackling Sepsis as Public Policy.
Applying the ICU Liberation Bundle to Critically Ill Children
This article was originally published in the Spring 2020 Issue of Critical Connections. The aim of this article is to provide pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) practitioners with general guidance on implementation of the ICU Liberation Bundle.
Augmenting Critical Care Capacity During A Disaster
In a medical context, the term surge capacity refers to a healthcare delivery system’s ability to rapidly accommodate an increased demand for services under extenuating circumstances. The 3 most commonly identified components of surge capacity are staff, stuff (equipment, supplies, and pharmaceuticals), and space (room to accommodate patients, providers, and equipment).
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Big Data Is a Big Deal
This article was originally published in the November 2019 issue of Critical Connections. Two experts in the field share their perspective ahead of their presentations at the 49th Critical Care Congress.