2009

Topics in this newsletter include:

  • ASCCA Mentorship Program 3 PRO: CCM Specialists Improve Clinical Outcomes in the ICU
  • CON: CCM Specialists Have No Better (or Perhaps Worse) Motality Figures Than Non-Specialists Practicing in the ICU
  • PRO: Jugular Venous Oxygen Saturation Monitoring Should Be Established Soon After Admission in Salvageable Patients With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
  • CON: Safety, Efficacy and Efficiency Data Do Not Support the Routine Use of Jugular Venous Oxygen Saturation Monitoring in Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Literature Review: Procalcitonin as a Biomarker for Spesis in Trauma Patients
  • Literature Review: Sequential Organ Failure Assessment Score for Predicting Outcome in Patients With Severe Sepsis
  • Fellowship Review I: Vanderbilt University
  • Fellowship Review II: Anesthesia Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston
  • Annual Meeting Information
  • Call for Nominations for Burchardi Award