Concise Critical Appraisal: The Efficacy of ECMO for Severe ARDS
Combes et al (N Engl J Med. 2018;378:1965-1975) set out to determine whether the use of ECMO reduced mortality in patients with ARDS when defined by one of three criteria: P/F ratio < 50 mm Hg for > 3 hours, P/F ratio < 80 mm Hg for > 6 hours, or pH < 7.25 coupled with Paco2 ≥ 60 mm Hg for > 6 hours (with respiratory rate < 35 beats/min and plateau pressure ≤ 32 cm H2O).
SCCM Pod-403 Sepsis: The Hour-1 Bundle, the Future of Research, and More
Margaret M. Parker, MD, MCCM, and Mitchell M. Levy, MD, MCCM discuss the Hour-1 Bundle, the controversies of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign, and the future of sepsis.
Pulmonary, Research, Sepsis
SCCM Pod-425 Outcomes in Cystic Fibrosis PICU Admissions
Cystic fibrosis patient care has advanced greatly in recent years and the mortality rate has improved. Explore PICU mortality and the factors associated with death among critically ill children with cystic fibrosis in this iCritical Care podcast.
care, critical, cystic, fibrosis, intensive, medicine, outcomes, pediatric, pediatrics, pulmonary, respiration, units