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Update on COVID Vaccinations for Pediatric Patients

This resource details vaccinations for pediatric patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

   Estimated Time: 14:21 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, pediatrics, Vaccines

Does your institution provide guidelines as to when a patient with COVID-19 needs intensive care? Do these parameters change based on hospital capacity?

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 March 10, 2021

   Estimated Time: 4mins 48 secs Coronavirus, COVID-19, Resource Allocation

Which markers or patient features would cause you to choose noninvasive or high-flow nasal cannula over intubation for early management of COVID-19 respiratory failure?

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 March 10, 2021

   Estimated Time: 4mins 23secs Coronavirus, COVID-19, Intubation, Supportive Care

For patients with COVID-19 being treated with intermediate- or full-dose enoxaparin, have anti-Xa levels been checked? If so, have higher-than-expected anti-Xa levels been found?

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 March 10, 2021

   Estimated Time: 2mins 22secs Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing

Should anticoagulation or antiplatelet therapy be used for patients with COVID-19? Should these patients be empirically anticoagulated? How is your institution handling this?

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 March 10, 2021

   Estimated Time: 3mins 59 secs Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19

At your institution, have you used procalcitonin as a trending marker to aid in the identification of pulmonary infection?

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 March 10, 2021

   Estimated Time: 1min 46 secs Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing

For patients who have acute respiratory distress syndrome from COVID-19 and are on a ventilator, how do you identify secondary lung infections?

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 March 10, 2021

   Estimated Time: 2mins 26 secs ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Do you favor pressure or volume control ventilation in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome from 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 March 10, 2021

   Estimated Time: 6 mins 1 sec ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Does ketamine help resolve agitation or delirium? Are hallucinations a possible side effect of ketamine?

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 March 10, 2021

   Estimated Time: 2mins 6 secs Coronavirus, COVID-19, Delirium

For patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome from COVID-19, how do you prevent delirium when you cannot provide a sedation vacation or spontaneous breathing trial?

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 March 10, 2021

   Estimated Time: 3mins 2 secs ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sedation

When delirium prevention measures are ineffective for ICU patients with delirium, which therapies do you recommend trying next?

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 March 10, 2021

   Estimated Time: 5 mins 30 secs Coronavirus, COVID-19, Delirium

Which environmental and medical therapies do you believe are most effective in preventing delirium in the ICU?

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 March 10, 2021

   Estimated Time: 3mins 31 secs ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Variation in Initial U.S. Hospital Responses to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors characterize emergency responses across hospitals in the United States over time and in the context of local case rates early in the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

   Estimated Time: 27:11 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness

Percutaneous Dilational Tracheostomy for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients Requiring Mechanical Ventilation

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors assess the impact of percutaneous dilational tracheostomy in coronavirus disease 2019 patients requiring mechanical ventilation and the risk for healthcare providers.

   Estimated Time: 22:59 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Anticoagulation Therapy in Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019: Results From a Multicenter International Prospective Registry (Health Outcome Predictive Evaluation for Corona Virus Disease 2019 [HOPE-COVID19])

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors evaluate the efficacy of anticoagulation in coronavirus disease 2019 hospitalized patients and its impact on survival.

   Estimated Time: 19:18 min Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19

A Comparison of Thrombosis and Hemorrhage Rates in Patients With Severe Respiratory Failure Due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Influenza Requiring Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors describe and compare rates of venous thromboembolism and hemorrhage in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 against a historic population of patients with influenza pneumonia who required extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

   Estimated Time: 26:27 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO

The Characterization of the Toll of Caring for Coronavirus Disease 2019 on ICU Nursing Staff

From Critical Care Explorations . In this brief report, the authors conclude there are indications that registered nurses providing care for coronavirus disease 2019 in the ICU reported increased thermal discomfort coinciding with elevated energy expenditure and a more pronou...

   Estimated Time: 09:28 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Mental Health

Prolonged Anaphylaxis to Pfizer Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccine: A Case Report and Mechanism of Action

From Critical Care Explorations . In this case report, the authors describe a case of protracted anaphylaxis in a recipient of the BNT162b2

   Estimated Time: 12:14 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, Vaccines

The Initial Impact of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic on ICU Family Engagement: Lessons Learned From a Collaborative of 27 ICUs

From Critical Care Explorations . While the collaborative model can help promote ICU family engagement initiatives, the authors found that coronavirus disease 2019 has impeded implementation of these initiatives even among motivated units.

   Estimated Time: 19:18 min Communication, Coronavirus, COVID-19

In Vitro‚ÄďAdministered Dexamethasone Suppresses T Cell Function With Reversal by Interleukin-7 in Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Explorations . The authors evaluated the in vitro effects of dexamethasone phosphate on T cell function in peripheral blood mononuclear cells derived from patients with acute, severe, and moderate coronavirus disease 2019.

   Estimated Time: 09:48 min Coronavirus, Corticosteriods, COVID-19