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Correlation of Respiratory Physiologic Parameters in Mechanically Ventilated Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients

From Critical Care Explorations . In this article, the authors report simultaneously measured respiratory parameters (static lung compliance, alveolar dead space ventilation, and shunt fraction) in 14 patients with advanced coronavirus disease 2019-related acute respiratory d...

   Estimated Time: 09:27 ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19

The Effects of ICU Crisis Reorganization on Outcomes in Patients Not Infected With Coronavirus Disease 2019 During the Initial Surge of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic

From Critical Care Explorations . In this study, the authors determined if ICU reorganization due to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic affected outcomes in critically ill patients who were not infected with coronavirus disease 2019.

   Estimated Time: 16:52 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Resource Allocation

Tocilizumab in Coronavirus Disease 2019-Related Critical Illness: A Propensity Matched Analysis

From Critical Care Explorations .  In this study, the authors evaluate ICU mortality at 28 days in patients with severe hypoxemic respiratory failure due to coronavirus disease 2019 infection who received tocilizumab. 

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Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2-Associated Acute Kidney Injury: A Narrative Review Focused Upon Pathophysiology

From Critical Care Medicine . In this article, the authors conclude that a personalized approach to each patient with acute kidney injury based on the timing and severity of disease is necessary in order to provide appropriate treatment.

   Estimated Time: 23:51 AKI/Renal, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Prevalence of Thrombotic Complications in ICU-Treated Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 Detected With Systematic CT Scanning

From Critical Care Medicine . In this study, the authors looked for the true prevalence of thrombotic complications in critically ill patients with severe coronavirus disease 2019 on the ICU, with or without extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

   Estimated Time: 24:32 ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Capillary Leukocytes, Microaggregates, and the Response to Hypoxemia in the Microcirculation of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients

From Critical Care Medicine . In this study, the authors hypothesized that coronavirus disease 2019 patients exhibit sublingual microcirculatory alterations caused by inflammation, coagulopathy, and hypoxemia.

   Estimated Time: 24:18 Coronavirus, COVID-19

Safety and Outcomes of Prolonged Usual Care Prone Position Mechanical Ventilation to Treat Acute Coronavirus Disease 2019 Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure

From Critical Care Medicine . In this study, the authors found that prolonged prone position ventilation was feasible and relatively safe with implications for wider adoption in treating critically ill coronavirus disease 2019 patients and acute respiratory distress syndrome ...

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Core Outcome Measures for Trials in People With Coronavirus Disease 2019: Respiratory Failure, Multiorgan Failure, Shortness of Breath, and Recovery

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors sought to establish the core outcome measures for respiratory failure, multiple organ failure, shortness of breath, recovery, and mortality for trials in coronavirus disease 2019.

   Estimated Time: 33:05 Clinical Trials, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis

The primary cause of gas exchange impairment in COVID-19 is thought to be different from regular acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). There has been controversy regarding inhaled nitric oxide.

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 January 13, 2021

   Estimated Time: 03:34 ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19

How do you decide whether there might be a superimposed bacterial pneumonia? What is your antibiotic of choice for treating this pneumonia?

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 January 13, 2021.

   Estimated Time: 03:38 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Is there any consensus about prophylactic anticoagulation in patients without known venous thromboembolism?

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 January 13, 2021.

   Estimated Time: 04:48 Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Are there any data supporting convalescent plasma?

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 January 13, 2021.

   Estimated Time: 03:01 Convalescent Plasma Therapy, Coronavirus, COVID-19

If you discharge a patient home when the patient still requires oxygen, would you have the patient complete the 10 days of dexamethasone or stop at discharge, since the data are for hospitalized 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 January 13, 2021.

   Estimated Time: 01:12 Coronavirus, Corticosteriods, COVID-19

Are you giving all patients dexamethasone? What steroid regimen have you found most helpful? What dosing do you recommend for obese 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 January 13, 2021.

   Estimated Time: 05:34 Coronavirus, Corticosteriods, COVID-19

Because of the need for such high doses of sedatives and narcotics, how are you preventing post-intensive care syndrome and delirium?

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 January 13, 2021.

   Estimated Time: 02:43 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Delirium, Sedation

Once a patient is intubated and on mechanical ventilation, how do you keep the patient sedated appropriately without reaching extremely high doses of sedatives and narcotics?

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 January 13, 2021.

   Estimated Time: 05:12 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Intubation, Sedation

Are you using more advanced ventilation modes, such as airway pressure ventilation (APRV) or oscillator?

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 January 13, 2021.

   Estimated Time: 01:38 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Once you intubate a patient for COVID-19, what is your starting ventilation strategy?

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 January 13, 2021.

   Estimated Time: 04:46 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Intubation, Ventilatory Support

How often do you prone nonintubated patients? Are most patients on high-flow or noninvasive support being proned? What schedule is being used to alternate between prone and supine positions? Does the same schedule apply to intubated 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 January 13, 2021.

   Estimated Time: 03:24 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Intubation, Proning

In permissive hypoxemia and acute respiratory distress syndrome, the literature typically talks about a partial pressure of oxygen of 60 mm Hg. How low should this pressure get for intubated 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 January 13, 2021.