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July 16, 2016 - July 17, 2016 - Rosemont, IL

 Critical Care Ultrasound 2016

July 16, 2016 - July 17, 2016 - Rosemont, IL

 Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound 2016

July 18, 2016 - July 18, 2016 - Rosemont, IL

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July 18, 2016 - July 18, 2016 - Rosemont, IL


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Virtual Critical Care Rounds: Pediatric Now Available
Virtual Critical Care Rounds (VCCR): Pediatric, developed by the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), is designed to better prepare students, residents and fellows to contribute to the diagnosis and management of the critically ill pediatric patient during their pediatric intensive care unit rounds. VCCR: Pediatric, the enhanced replacement for the Pediatric Resident ICU (RICU) […]

Submit Your Abstract for SCCM’s 46th Critical Care Congress
Abstract submission for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) 46th Critical Care Congress is now open. Make your contribution to the advancement of critical care by submitting your original investigative research and case reports for the 46th Critical Care Congress, which will be held January 21 to 25, 2017, at the Hawaii Convention Center […]

Higher Versus Lower Blood Pressure Targets for Vasopressor Therapy in Shock
In shock, hypotension may contribute to inadequate oxygen delivery, organ failure and death. Lamontagne et al conducted the Optimal Vasopressor Titration (OVATION) pilot trial to inform the design of a larger trial examining the effect of lower versus higher mean arterial pressure (MAP) targets for vasopressor therapy in shock. They concluded that their pilot study […]

Remembering Dr. Joseph Michael Civetta
Joseph Michael Civetta, MD, FCCM, passed away on March 30, 2016, in his home in the South Florida Keys at age 77. Dr. Civetta was born in Mount Vernon, New York, USA, the only son of his parents Rose Mildred Pirone and Michael Joseph Civetta. He graduated magna cum laude in 1959 from the College […]

ODRC and AOPO Announce RFP for Organ Donation Research
The Organ Donation Research Consortium (ODRC) with additional support from the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) is pleased to offer up to $40,000 in funding to ODRC member(s) (or those willing to join and maintain ODRC membership through the life of the grant) conducting basic, translational or clinical research specifically related to the organization’s […]

Survey: Determining Pediatric Palliative Care Practices in the United States
Stony Brook Children’s Hospital is conducting a national research study of pediatric hematologists/oncologists and pediatric intensive care physicians. As you know, pediatric palliative care has become a “hot topic” recently and there is an increasing demand for hospitals to provide these services. In order to provide the best care and the best education for trainees, […]

Early Registration Deadline Approaching for Adult and Pediatric MCCBRC
The early registration deadline for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Adult and Pediatric Multiprofessional Critical Care Board Review Courses (MCCBRC) is Wednesday, May 18, 2016. To receive the lowest rates, register online today using your Customer ID and password, or contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888. These 4.5 day courses provide […]

Early Bird Rates for Ultrasound Courses End May 18
Take advantage of early registration rates and reserve your spot by May 18, 2016, for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Critical Care Ultrasound courses. This summer, the popular courses will be held in a new location: Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, USA. Rosemont offers the convenience and amenities of downtown Chicago […]

Rate Control vs. Rhythm Control for Atrial Fibrillation after Cardiac Surgery
Atrial fibrillation continues to plague intensivists managing post-cardiac surgery patients. Large clinical trials in non-surgical populations have demonstrated that rhythm control offers no benefits over a simpler rate control strategy. However, it is unclear if these findings can be extrapolated to the post-cardiac surgical population. As such, Gillinov et al conducted a randomized controlled trial […]

Obtain Free CE Credit with Activities from the 45th Critical Care Congress
Whether you missed the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) 2016 Critical Care Congress in Orlando, Florida, USA, or couldn’t make it to all sessions of interest, you can now experience several of the industry-supported sessions online. Review the content at your own pace from the comfort and convenience of your home or office and […]



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