Current Concepts in Pediatric Critical Care offers cutting-edge information on the latest issues facing ICU practitioners. It is updated annually and is used as a companion to the Current Concepts course held each year at the Critical Care Congress. Each chapter focuses on clinical challenges immediately pertinent to the critical care practitioner. Current Concepts in Pediatric Critical Care includes a range of study tools such as learning objectives, key terms, and a list of current references in bibliographic form. This year, highlights include innovations in the diagnosis and management of sepsis, advances in congenital heart surgery, contemporary issues in renal replacement therapies, and update on pediatric damage control resuscitation.