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WHO Resource: WHO Therapeutics and COVID-19: living guideline

The WHO Therapeutics and COVID-19: living guideline contains the Organization’s most up-to-date recommendations for the use of therapeutics in the treatment of COVID-19. The latest version of this living guideline is available in pdf format (via the ‘Download’ button) and via ...

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AHA Resource: How a Bold, New Strategy Took on Health Care Inequities During the Pandemic (Blog)

AHA published a new blog post from an LLN member hospital titled,  The Pandemic. “How a Bold, New Strategy Took on Health Care Inequities During the Pandemic,” authored by Luminis Health Chief Diversity Officer Tamiko Stanley.  

FDA Resource: Paxlovid received EUA approval from the FDA

December 22, 2021, the FDA issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for Pfizer’s Paxlovid (nirmatrelvir tablets and ritonavir tablets, co-packaged for oral use) for the treatment of mild-to-moderate coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in adults and pediatric patients (12 years o...

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FDA Resource: Molnupiravir received EUA approval from the FDA

The FDA has granted molnupiravir emergency use authorization (EUA) to treat mild to moderate COVID-19 in adults at high risk of severe illness. High risk people include adults aged 65 and over and people with certain medical conditions. The FDA also states that molnupiravir sh...

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ATS Resource: Critical Perspective: Bacterial Superinfection in Patients Mechanically Ventilated for COVID-19 Pneumonia (Podcast)

In this “Breathe Easy Critical Perspective” podcast, Dr. Dominique Pepper interviews Dr. Richard Wunderink They discuss Dr. Wunderink's recent publication in the Blue Journal about bacterial superinfection in patients intubated and mechanically ventilated for COVID-19 pneumoni...

AHA Resource: Nurse leaders discuss COVID-19 nursing challenges, solutions (Podcast)

The fourth and current wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has created a worrisome landscape for the nursing profession. Nurses across the country report that they no longer feel celebrated as heroes as they did in the early days of the pandemic. This AHA Podcast covers nurse leader...

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HHS Resource: Surgeon General Releases Community Toolkit for Addressing Health Misinformation

During the COVID-19 pandemic, people have been exposed to an abundance of information from a large number of sources.

   Estimated Time: Communication, Coronavirus, COVID-19

FDA News Release: FDA Expands Authorization of Two Monoclonal Antibodies for Treatment and Post-Exposure Prevention of COVID-19 to Younger Pediatric Patients, Including Newborns

On December 3, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration revised the emergency use authorization (EUA) of bamlanivimab and etesevimab (previously authorized for pediatric patients 12 years of age and older weighing at least 40 kilograms, or about 88 pounds), to additionally ...

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Family Presence Policy Decision-Making Toolkit for Nurse Leaders

Questions to Guide Evidence-Informed, Data Driven and Person-Centered Decision-Making. Summary of evidence and sources

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CHEST Resource: Pulmonary Thrombosis and Thromboembolism in COVID-19

In this review, the epidemiologic and pathophysiologic features, diagnosis, and treatment of COVID-19 pulmonary thrombosis and thromboembolism are discussed.

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CHEST Resource: Post intensive Care Syndrome (PICS)

Infographic: Symptoms, Risk Factors, Screening, Recovery Programs

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CHEST Resource: COVID-19 and Risk of VTE in Ethnically Diverse Populations

Research Question: Does the rate of VTE among adults hospitalized with COVID-19 differ from matched hospitalized control participants without COVID-19?

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CHEST Resource: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the COVID-19 Era

COVID in Focus: Perspectives on the Literature. Brief summary and highlights specific studies in the COVID-19 literature is a curated review of key information and literature about this topic. It is not comprehensive of all data related to this subject.

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IDSA Resources: Neurology

SCCM’s COVID-19 Rapid Resource Center now links to pertinent content from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) COVID-19 Real-Time Learning Network. These resources are categorized as Neurology

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I Cannot Let It Go

From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine . In this Editorial, the authors discuss the article by Vacheron et al. on the epidemiology of ventilatory-associated pneumonia among patients with COVID-19.

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Editorial: Is Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia More Frequent in Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019?

From Critical Care Medicine  In this Editorial, the authors discuss the article by Vacheron et al. on the epidemiology of ventilatory-associated pneumonia among patients with COVID-19.

   Estimated Time: 8:52 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Multisystem Inflammation and Organ Dysfunction After BNT162b2 Messenger RNA Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination

From Critical Care Explorations  While the overall safety profile of the BNT162b2 coronavirus disease 2019 vaccine remains excellent for the general population, rare serious events have been reported. In this case report, the authors describe a case of multisystem inflammation...

   Estimated Time: 13:31 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Vaccines

Assessment of 28-Day In-Hospital Mortality in Mechanically Ventilated Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019: An International Cohort Study

From Critical Care Explorations . This international study suggests that in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 on invasive mechanical ventilation, older age and clinically relevant variables monitored at baseline or sequentially during the course of invasive mechanical ve...

   Estimated Time: 31:48 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Variation in Use of Repurposed Medications Among Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019. From The Society of Critical Care Medicine Discovery Viral Infection and Respiratory Illness Universal Study: Coronavirus Disease 2019 Registry Investigator Group

From Critical Care Explorations . In this study the authors found that hospital variation in the use of repurposed medications varied widely across hospitals early in the pandemic and later converged with the emergence of randomized clinical trials. 

   Estimated Time: 22:39 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Identification of Aggravation-Predicting Gene Polymorphisms in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients Using a Candidate Gene Approach Associated With Multiple Phase Pathogenesis: A Study in a Japanese City of 1 Million People

From Critical Care Explorations . In this study, the authors successfully identified significant genetic factors in OAS1 and IL1B genes using a candidate gene approach study as valuable information for further mechanistic investigation and predictive model building.

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