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Evaluation of the Efficacy and Safety of Inhaled Epoprostenol and Inhaled Nitric Oxide for Refractory Hypoxemia in Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Explorations In this study, the authors evaluated the efficacy and safety of inhaled epoprostenol and inhaled nitric oxide in patients with refractory hypoxemia secondary to coronavirus disease 2019.

   Estimated Time: 25:58 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Spectrum of Vascular Involvement in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pneumonia—Findings on CT Perfusion

From Critical Care Explorations In this article, the authors observed and interpreted CT perfusion patterns of COVID-19 pulmonary features.

   Estimated Time: 12:46 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing

Timing of Intubation and In-Hospital Mortality in Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Explorations The authors examined whether increasing time between admission and intubation was associated with mortality in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 who underwent mechanical ventilation.

   Estimated Time: 24:46 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Metabolomics Profiling of Critically Ill Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients: Identification of Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers

From Critical Care Explorations The authors performed metabolomics profiling of critically ill coronavirus disease 2019 patients to understand better the underlying pathologic processes and pathways, and to identify potential diagnostic/prognostic biomarkers.

   Estimated Time: 28:23 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing

Resolution of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infection and Pulmonary Pathology With Nebulized DAS181: A Pilot Study

From Critical Care Explorations The authors investigated the safety and effects of nebulized DAS181 on hypoxic coronavirus disease 2019 patients.

   Estimated Time: 15:50 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Benchmarking Critical Care Well-Being: Before and After the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic

From Critical Care Explorations The authors examined the impact of COVID-19 with regard to well-being, measured as burnout and professional fulfillment, across critical care healthcare professionals, ICUs, and hospitals within a health system.

   Estimated Time: 25:54 Coronavirus, COVID-19

Volatile Isoflurane in Critically Ill Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients—A Case Series and Systematic Review

From Critical Care Explorations The authors evalute the use of isoflurane in patients with coronavirus disease 2019–induced acute respiratory distress syndrome.

   Estimated Time: 22:23 min ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies, Ventilatory Support

Almitrine Infusion in Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2-Induced Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Single-Center Observational Study

From Critical Care Medicine The authors assessed the effect of almitrine, a selective pulmonary vasoconstrictor, on arterial oxygenation in severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome.

   Estimated Time: 20:07 min ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Is Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Futile in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients Experiencing In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest?

From Critical Care Medicine The authors describe the characteristics and outcomes of in-hospital cardiac arrest in coronavirus disease 2019 patients in rural Southwest Georgia.

   Estimated Time: 19:45 min Cardiovascular, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Letter to the Editor: Clinical Risk Prediction Scores in Coronavirus Disease 2019: Beware of Low Validity and Clinical Utility

From Critical Care Explorations In this Letter to the Editor, the authors discuss their study and how their results show that the early tools developed in a relatively small, homogenous patient population are unlikely to be clinically useful in different settings.

   Estimated Time: 13:37 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Risk Stratification

Rapid Implementation of Telecritical Care Support During a Pandemic: Lessons Learned During the Coronavirus Disease 2020 Surge in New York City

From Critical Care Explorations The authors describe key elements for a New York City health system to rapidly implement telecritical care consultative services to a newly created ICU during the coronavirus disease 2020 patient surge.

   Estimated Time: 15:33 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Telemedicine

High-Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC) Use in COVID-19 Respiratory Failure

This presentation is an overview of HFNC use for COVID-19 patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Are there any issues related to the use of diagnostic and interventional radiology that would preclude the performance of certain tests in patients who are COVID-19-positive?

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 November 4, 2020.

What are the indications for post-discharge thromboprophylaxis?

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 November 4, 2020.

   Estimated Time: 00:53 min Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19

If a patient reports shortness of breath but has an oxygen saturation of 95%, is this patient a candidate for dexamethasone?

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 November 4, 2020.

   Estimated Time: 01:50 min Coronavirus, Corticosteriods, COVID-19, Supportive Care

Would you address some of the latest literature relating to COVID-19 in pediatric and obstetric 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 November 4, 2020.

   Estimated Time: 01:58 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, OB/GYN, pediatrics

Have steroids been used after discharge?

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 November 4, 2020.

   Estimated Time: 00:59 min Coronavirus, Corticosteriods, COVID-19

After a patient has tested positive for COVID-19, when is the most appropriate time to administer remdesivir to maximize its effectiveness?

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 November 4, 2020.

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

Is tracheostomy a possibility in some COVID-19 patients? What is the longest time a patient has been on mechanical ventilation?

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 November 4, 2020.

   Estimated Time: 02:29 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support

What is your experience with COVID-19 patients and ECMO?

Despite remdesivir, dexamethasone, and twice-daily anticoagulation, a patient’s condition continues to deteriorate. The patient is intubated, and every possible ventilation mode has been tried. The P/F ratio is decreasing, and pressure ventilation is not working. What is your ...