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Critical Care Medicine Journal

Critical Care Medicine is the leading journal in critical care and the official peer-reviewed scientific journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

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Critical Care Medicine (CCM), the official journal of SCCM, provides practitioners with clinical breakthroughs that lead to better care for critically ill and injured patients. CCM offers the latest promising research as well as advances in equipment and techniques and is a must-read publication for those who treat critically ill or injured patients.
 
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SCCM Pod-483 Clinicians, Patient Outcomes, and Implicit Bias

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SCCM Pod-483 Clinicians, Patient Outcomes, and Implicit Bias

‚ÄčImplicit bias is a form of automatic and unintentional bias that affects judgments, decisions, and behaviors. Implicit bias can pose a barrier to the diagnosis and treatment of critical illness. Ludwig H. Lin, MD, is joined by Varun U...

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Knowledge Area: Administration
SCCM Pod-476 CCM: The Evolving Story of the Pulmonary Artery Catheter

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SCCM Pod-476 CCM: The Evolving Story of the Pulmonary Artery Catheter

From the earliest days of critical care medicine, the importance of measuring cardiac output and hemodynamic monitoring were recognized in understanding the physiology of critically ill patients. However, methods for measuring cardiac...

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SCCM Pod-469 CCM: Method or Madness? Epidemiology of ICU-Onset Bloodstream Infection

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SCCM Pod-469 CCM: Method or Madness? Epidemiology of ICU-Onset Bloodstream Infection

Bloodstream infections acquired in the ICU are potentially preventable. Listen to a discussion on the article, “Epidemiology of ICU-Onset Bloodstream Infection: Prevalence, Pathogens, and Risk Factors Among 150,948 ICU Patients at...

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Knowledge Area: Epidemiology Outcomes

 

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Timothy G. Buchman, PhD, MD, MCCM
Critical Care Medicine Editor-in-Chief
Timothy G. Buchman, PhD, MD, MCCM
Dr. Buchman is the founding director of Emory Center for Critical Care in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. His research encompasses studies of physiologic dynamics, predictive biology, patient monitoring, the genetics of sepsis, and ICU end-of-life care. He is working toward the goal of ICU clinicians having the ability to predict and plan for the future of each patient.

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