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Category: Procedures

Central Venous Confirmation With Point-of-Care Ultrasound

This presentation covers central veneous confirmation with POCUS. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

   Estimated Time: 10:01 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ultrasound

Can you discuss sedation, nutritional needs, and CPR?

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 13th, 2020.

   Estimated Time: 08:15 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sedation, Therapies

How should awake patients be placed in a prone position

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 13th, 2020.

   Estimated Time: 07:27 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care

Should patients on oxygen therapy be discharged home or to a long-term acute care hospital?

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 13th, 2020.

   Estimated Time: 07:47 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support

Percutaneous Tracheostomy With Apnea During Coronavirus Disease 2019 Era: A Protocol and Brief Report of Cases

From Critical Care Explorations. The authors sought to modify their current procedure for performing percutaneous tracheostomy to minimize aerosolization in hopes that it would help reduce exposure to staff involved. They concluded that percutaneous tracheostomy performed with...

   Estimated Time: 15:27 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care

Letter to the Editor: The Importance of Universal Preprocedural Testing for the Novel Coronavirus 2019

From Critical Care Explorations. In this letter to the editor, the authors recommend universal preprocedural testing and other interventions to safeguard healthcare personnel and patients.

   Estimated Time: 08:13 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing, Infection Control

Letter to the Editor: The Role of Lung Ultrasound in Diagnosis and Follow-Up of Children With Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. In this letter to the editor, the authors respond to an article by Ong et al. and recommend lung ultrasound in children with COVID-19 as a means of improving outcomes.

   Estimated Time: 02:39 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pediatrics, Ultrasound

What are your thoughts on anticoagulation treatment?

In this question and answer webcast series, attendees had an opportunity to pose questions about managing critically ill patients with COVID-19 and other issues.

   Estimated Time: 04:15 min Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

What is the role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in COVID-19?

In this question and answer webcast series, attendees had an opportunity to pose questions about managing critically ill patients with COVID-19 and other issues.

   Estimated Time: 02:15 min Comorbidities, Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO, Hemodynamic Support

Prediction of Pediatric Critical Care Resource Utilization for Disaster Triage

From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The authors sought to determine whether currently available pediatric illness severity scores can predict duration of critical care resource use.

   Estimated Time: 29:55 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pediatrics, Statistics, Triage

Should a patient have a negative COVID-19 test before undergoing a tracheostomy?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

   Estimated Time: 01:48 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care

What is the standard of care for the timing of a tracheostomy?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

   Estimated Time: 02:42 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care

Can chest radiograph findings change the indication for either intubation or extubation?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

What strategies can be used to reduce rates of reintubation?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

At what saturation levels should a patient be intubated and what strategies can be used to avoid intubation?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of helmet-based ventilation?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

What are the latest recommendations regarding the use of bilevel positive airway pressure or continuous positive airway pressure versus early intubation and mechanical ventilation?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Can you comment on the use of nebulizers for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other diseases that may respond to bronchodilators?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

   Estimated Time: 01:10 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care

If heated high-flow nasal cannula is not available, can continuous positive airway pressure with nasal pillows be used instead?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

   Estimated Time: 00:52 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care

ICU Guide for Airway Management in COVID-19 Patients

This is a quick airway management resource guide for treating COVID-19 patients . This is a community developed COVID-19 microlearning resource.