Topics in this newsletter include:

  • ASCCA 2009 Annual Meeting Review
  • Delegate’s Report
  • PRO: Federal Government Involvement in End-of-Life Care Will Add Quality and Cost-Effectiveness
  • CON: Federal Government Involvement in End-of-Life Care Will Reduce Quality and Cost-Effectiveness
  • Fellowship Program Director’s Breakfast
  • Fellowship Review I: Multidisciplinary Critical Care at Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Fellowship Review II: UC San Francisco Critical Care Fellowship
  • Fellowship Review III: Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at the University of Florida
  • Fellowship Review IV: SUNY Downstate Anesthesia Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program Review
  • Literature Review I: Sodium Bicarbonate to Prevent Increases in Serum Creatinine After Cardiac Surgery: A Pilot Double-blind, Randomized, Controlled Trial
  • Literature Review II: Sequential Organ Failure Assessment Score for Predicting Outcome in Patients With Severe Sepsis
  • Independent Lung Ventilation in Unilateral Pneumonia: Case Report and Literature Review
  • Perioperative Management of a Patient of Supra-Valvular Aortic Stenosis