Surgicalcriticalcare.net is an online, interactive, educational resource based at the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship program at Orlando Regional Medical Center. It is open to any physician, medical student, or allied healthcare provider interested in the discipline of Surgical Critical Care.

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SurgicalCriticalCare.net is designed to provide rapid access to essential information for caring for patients with critical illness. Please feel free to contact the webmaster with any suggestions.



What's new...

The Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Orlando Regional Medical Center is currently accepting fellowship applications for the 2015-2016 academic year for both Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery. For details regarding the application process, please click on the "Fellowship" tab. For any questions, please contact the webmaster.

The American Board of Surgery accredited Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Orlando Regional Medical Center has been internationally recognized since its inception in 1997. Our fellows receive state-of-the-art training in patient resuscitation and management as well as intensive care unit & trauma center administration, research, evidence-based medicine guidelines, statistics, and quality improvement. Many of our fellows have gone on to direct intensive care units and trauma centers around the world.

Orlando Regional Medical Center has recently been accredited as an Acute Care Surgery Fellowship site by the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST). The Acute Care Surgery fellowship will include rotations in acute care surgery, trauma, burns, thoracic surgery, hepatobiliary surgery, vascular surgery, orthopedic surgery, and neurological surgery. Fellows will also continue to receive extensive training in surgical critical care, ICU & trauma center administration, research, evidence-based medicine guidelines, statistics, and quality improvement. Acute Care Surgery Fellows will complete the American Board of Surgery accredited Surgical Critical Care Fellowship before proceeding to the Acute Care Surgery Fellowship.

Surgicalcriticalcare.net has gone mobile!. Go to www.surgicalcriticalcare.net/mobile on your smartphone and link web-based applications to your home page including key resuscitation checklists.

Latest EBM Guidelines


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Matthew Johnston MD presented his research entitled "Increased Body Mass Index Should Not Prevent Open Abdominal Decompression in the Trauma Population" at the 42nd Clinical Care Congress of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, February 18-23rd, 2013, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

New Instructional Videos

The Surgical Critical Care team at Orlando Regional Medical Center, in conjunction with the Valencia College School of Respiratory Care, has created an online video illustrating percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy insertion. This is the first of a variety of videos that will teach the proper technique for common bedside ICU procedures. Many thanks to the Valencia Productions staff for their superb work in producing this instructional video.

Additional instructional videos are currently in production.


Recent publications from the department...