Critical Care 902 - Critical Care Alert - Feb 01, 2005

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for hospitalists and physicians who work in intensive care units.


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Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


  • The DHHS Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Plan
  • Should DNI Equal DN-NPPV?
  • Narcotics, Benzodiazepines, and Hastening Death after Withdrawal of Life Support
  • Cytotoxic Effects of Stress Induced Hyperglycemia


  • to present the latest data regarding diagnosis and treatment of various diseases and trauma in the critical care unit
  • present new data concerning ICU procedures, advances in anesthesiology, and general critical care
  • discuss the pros, cons, and cost-effectiveness of new testing and diagnostic procedures
  • present the risks and benefits of various approaches to critically ill patients

Financial Disclosure:

Critical Care Alert’s Editor, David J. Pierson, MD, and nurse planner Leslie A. Hoffman, PhD, RN report no financial relationships related to this field of study.