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Tag: Critical Connections

Communications
SCCM's communications resources are designed to keep the critical care community informed in a variety of ways, ensuring you receive the latest information about the state of critical care practice as well as updates related to Society activities.

Critical Connections, Media Relations, Member News, Podcasts, SCCM App, SCCM Connect


Society of Critical Care Medicine Advertising Guide
Learn about advertising and sponorship opportunities for Critical Connections, iCritical Care Podcasts, the websites and other newsletters and eNewsletters.

Critical Connections, Critical eConnections, iCritical Care, Industry Relations


Critical Care Documentation and Billing Update: COVID-19 Pandemic
This article was originally published in the Summer 2020 Issue of Critical Connections.

Administration, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Critical Connections


Critical Connections
Critical Connections, the critical care industry's only newsmagazine, provides information on cutting-edge topics in critical care useful to the entire multiprofessional team.

Critical Connections, Industry Relations, Member News


Ethics and Moral Distress Consultation Shape an Institutional Approach
This article was originally published in the Summer 2020 Issue of Critical Connections.

Critical Connections, Ethics


Critical Connections Archives
Critical Connections was launched in 2003. Articles organized by clinical topic also are available at LearnICU.org.

Critical Connections


Exploring the Knowns and Unknowns of MIS-C
This article was first published in the Fall 2020 issue of Critical Connections. It is a pattern that has been repeated in COVID-19 hot spots nationwide. Several weeks after the surge, emergency departments and intensive care units (ICUs) start seeing children, typically with fever and gastrointestinal issues.

Critical Connections, pediatrics


Fuzzy Logic in the Intensive Care Unit
This article was originally published in the Summer 2020 Issue of Critical Connections.

Artificial Intelligence, Critical Connections


How the Pandemic Impacted Evidence-Based Medicine
This article was first published in the Fall 2020 issue of Critical Connections. The scope of the COVID-19 pandemic is beyond anything most could imagine. The impact on healthcare institutions and clinicians is still being defined, but in the heat of the initial wave, there was a feeling that the plane was being constructed while flying.

Critical Connections, research


How to Implement an Early ICU Mobility Program
This article was first published in the Fall 2020 issue of Critical Connections. Early mobility has been a proposed treatment for mechanically ventilated patients since the 1970s.1

Critical Connections, ICU Liberation Bundle (A-F)


Neuromuscular Blocking Agents in the ICU: Shortages, Pitfalls, and Strategies Moving Forward
This article was first published in the Fall 2020 issue of Critical Connections. The most common uses for neuromuscular blocking agents (NMBAs) in the intensive care unit (ICU) are in the treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), status asthmaticus, rapid sequence intubation (RSI), and therapeutic hyperthermia.1

ARDS, Critical Connections, Neurology


Neurosciences and the Pandemic
This article was first published in the Fall 2020 issue of Critical Connections. We have much to elucidate on the neurologic manifestations associated with COVID-19.

COVID-19, Critical Connections, Neurology


Optimization of Pharmacy Services When Time Is of the Essence
This article was first published in the Fall 2020 issue of Critical Connections. Recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) has been in use for approximately 25 years.

Critical Connections, Pharmacology


PTSD and Burnout in Healthcare Professionals
This article was originally published in the Summer 2020 Issue of Critical Connections.

Burnout, COVID-19, Critical Connections, PTSD, Wellness


Seeking Out Authenticity in the Face of Uncertainty
This article was first published in the Fall 2020 issue of Critical Connections. An infant with complex cyanotic congenital heart disease (CHD) underwent initial palliative surgical repair complicated by prolonged extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and stroke.

Critical Connections, Ethics


Surgery and Critical Care Coding
This article was first published in the Fall 2020 issue of Critical Connections. When a patient ends up in the ICU, the line between surgery and critical care is difficult to find.

Administration, Coding, Critical Connections, Surgery