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Can you expand on the use of anticoagulation in patients who have been diagnosed with COVID-19?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on May 12th, 2021

   Estimated Time: 2:21 min Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19

How should delirium be addressed in ICU patients?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on May 12th, 2021

   Estimated Time: 2:57 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Delirium

What processes should be established to update family members on the patient’s progress, especially if the patient is declining?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on May 12th, 2021

   Estimated Time: 1:53 min Communication, Coronavirus, COVID-19

What are basic principles of managing patients when they are transferred to the ICU setting?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on May 12th, 2021

   Estimated Time: 1:48 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Transport

What is your opinion on management of patients’ health in the emergency department?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on May 12th, 2021

   Estimated Time: 3:23 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

A Review of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and COVID-19

Is COVID-19 just atypical acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)? Multidisciplinary faculty will discuss the research and varying answers to this question in this SCCM webcast. During this webcast faculty covered evidence-based best practices for airway management now that...

   Estimated Time: 1:00:59 ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Pandemic Spawning an Infodemic

From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine . In this Special Article, the authors make a call for the field of pediatric critical care to “move forward.” They note that, over a short period, some of the best science and resources have been applied to children with COVID-19 or MIS-...

   Estimated Time: 10:24 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Editorial: Do Our Sedation Practices Contribute to Increased Mortality in Coronavirus Disease 2019–Related Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome?

From Critical Care Medicine . In this Editorial, the authors discuss the article by Wongtangman et al. entitled “Association of Sedation, Coma, and In-Hospital Mortality in Mechanically Ventilated Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019–Related Acute Respiratory Distress Syndr...

   Estimated Time: 10:13 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sedation

Editorial: Advancing Telehealth-Based Screening for Postintensive Care Syndrome: A Coronavirus Disease 2019 Paradigm Shift

From Critical Care Medicine . In this Editorial, the authors discuss the article by Martillo et al. entitled “Postintensive Care Syndrome in Survivors of Critical Illness Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019: Cohort Study From a New York City Critical Care Recovery Clinic.” Th...

   Estimated Time: 10:04 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Post COVID-19, Telemedicine

Online Letter to the Editor: Postcoronavirus Disease Chronic Fatigue Is Frequent and Not Only Restricted to Hospitalized Patients

From Critical Care Medicine . This Online Letter to the Editor was written in response to a paper by Martillo et al. entitled Postintensive Care Syndrome in Survivors of Critical Illness Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019: Cohort Study From a New York City Critical Care Reco...

   Estimated Time: 3:29 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Post COVID-19

Increased Glucocorticoid Receptor Alpha Expression and Signaling in Critically Ill Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients

From Critical Care Medicine . In this study, the authors found that ICU coronavirus disease 2019 patients showed upregulated glucocorticoid receptor alpha and glucocorticoid-inducible leucine zipper expression, along with cortisol levels, compared with ICU noncoronavirus dise...

   Estimated Time: 10:13 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sedation

CDC Resources: Hematology

SCCM’s COVID-19 Rapid Resource Center now links to pertinent content from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These resources are categorized as Hematology

   Estimated Time: Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, Vaccines

Tocilizumab for the Treatment of Severe COVID-19 Pneumonia in Critically Ill Patients: Trendy or Tried-and-True?

This resource details an the usage of tocilizumab as a treatment for severe COVID-19. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

   Estimated Time: 05:20 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Is Microthrombosis the Main Pathology in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Severity?—A Systematic Review of the Postmortem Pathologic Findings

From Critical Care Explorations .  In this systematic review, the authors attempted to retrieve and report the findings of postmortem studies including the histopathologic data of deceased coronavirus disease 2019 patients and to review the manifestations of coronavirus disea...

   Estimated Time: 43:28 min Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Letter to the Editor: Less Lumping and More Splitting: Why We Should Not Call COVID Sepsis

From Critical Care Medicine . This Letter to the Editor is in response to an editorial by Shappell et al. entitled “Does Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Cause Sepsis?”

   Estimated Time: 04:24 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Comparison of Circulating Immune Cells Profiles and Kinetics Between Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Bacterial Sepsis

From Critical Care Medicine .  In this article the authors present a longitudinal analysis of the immune response in coronavirus disease 2019 patients, its correlation with outcome, and comparison between severe coronavirus disease 2019 patients and septic patients. They conc...

   Estimated Time: 19:03 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis

Outcome Improvement Between the First Two Waves of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic in a Single Tertiary-Care Hospital in Belgium

From Critical Care Explorations .  In this article, the authors note that the main therapeutic changes between the first wave of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic and the second wave of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic were use of steroids, unrestrictive use of high-...

   Estimated Time: 26:34 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

A High Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio Is Associated With Increased Morbidity and Mortality in Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Explorations .  This study aimed to evaluate the prognostic potential of admission neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio in patients admitted to the medical ICU with coronavirus disease 2019. The authors concluded that the neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio at the time of h...

   Estimated Time: 08:55 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing

A Multicenter Evaluation of Survival After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients

From Critical Care Explorations .  In-hospital cardiac arrest survival among coronavirus disease 2019 patients has been reported to range from 0% to 12% -- significantly lower than reported prepandemic in-hospital cardiac arrest survival rates of approximately 20% to 25% in t...

   Estimated Time: 20:35 min Cardiovascular, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Letter to the Editor: Cytokine Blockade in Coronavirus Disease 2019: Keeping an Open Mind

From Critical Care Explorations .  This Letter to the Editor was written in response to the article by Rizvi and Gallo De Moraes entitled “New Decade, Old Debate: Blocking the Cytokine Pathways in Infection-Induced Cytokine Cascade.”

   Estimated Time: 09:02 min Coronavirus, COVID-19