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Appropriate Antibiotic Delay in Bloodstream Infections: How Long Is Too Long?

Does delaying antibiotic treatment in patients with bloodstream infections have an effect on mortality? This Concise Critical Appraisal reviews a study on the impact that time-to-appropriate antimicrobial treatment has on 30-day mortality in adult patients with bloodstream infections.


SCCM Pod-468: When Should Antibiotics Be Used to Treat Respiratory Infections?

Although only a small number of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 present with a secondary bacterial pneumonia, a large percentage are unnecessarily treated with antibiotics. Hear about how physicians and hospitalists can identify when antibiotics are unnecessary for hospitalized patients with moderate to severe respiratory infections. This podcast is sponsored by bioMérieux.


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.


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."


SCCM Pod-317 Duration of Antimicrobial Treatment for Bacteremia in Canadian Critically Ill Patients

Todd Fraser, MD, speaks with Nick Daneman, MD, about the article, “Duration of Antimicrobial Treatment for Bacteremia in Canadian Critically Ill Patients,” published in Critical Care Medicine.


SCCM Pod-346 Delays in Antibiotic Administration for Sepsis

Todd Fraser, MD, speaks with Christopher W. Seymour, MD, MSc, about the article, “Delays From First Medical Contact to Antibiotic Administration for Sepsis,” published in Critical Care Medicine.


SCCM Pod-361 Antibiotic Therapy in Comatose Mechanically Ventilated Patients Following Aspiration

Dr. Fraser, MD, speaks with Jean Baptiste Lascarrou, MD, about the article, "Antibiotic Therapy in Comatose Mechanically Ventilated Patients Following Aspiration: Differentiating Pneumonia from Pneumonitis," published in Critical Care Medicine.


SCCM Pod-367 Variability in Antibiotic Use Across PICUs

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Thomas V. Brogan, MD, about the article “Variability in Antibiotic Use Across PICUs,” published in the June 2018 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.


SCCM Pod-378 Procalcitonin Guidance during Antibiotics Management

Ranjit Deshpande, MD, and Simon W. Lam, PharmD, MS, BCPS, BCCCP, FCCM, discuss procalcitonin guidance during different phases of antibiotics management in patients admitted to intensive care units.


SCCM Pod-420 Nebulized Bacteriophages for Prophylaxis of Experimental MRSA VAP

Alternative strategies are needed to combat and prevent antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections. Host Ashish K. Khanna, MD, FCCP, FCCM, talks about this issue with David R. Cameron, PhD.


SCCM Pod-439 The Association Between Antibiotic Delay and Hospital Mortality

Explore the correlation between antibiotic delay and hospital mortality in patients with sepsis in this podcast.