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What are the current recommendations for COVID-19 patients undergoing tracheostomy

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

How should airways be secured when proning intubated patients?

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

What is the latest research and level of evidence regarding convalescent plasma therapy?

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

   Estimated Time: 07:25 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Are patients self-proning and are benefits resulting from it?

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

   Estimated Time: 02:39 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care

A Conceptual and Adaptable Approach to Hospital Preparedness for Acute Surge Events Due to Emerging Infectious Diseases

From Critical Care Explorations. This article addresses health care capacity strains and provides a framework for considering key resources during an acute surge event and an adaptable approach to the most common domains that should be addressed during the preparation for and ...

   Estimated Time: 18:54 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Infection Control

Clinical Distancing and Mitigation of Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Explorations. In this commentary, the authors provide specific recommendations for the rapid implementation of clinical distancing techniques.

   Estimated Time: 04:51 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control

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. A pediatric disaster triage algorithm that includes both likelihood for survival and for req...

   Estimated Time: 01:39 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

What are your thoughts on COVID-19 transmission and testing?

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 April 15, 2020.

ECMO in COVID-19

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

   Estimated Time: 05:52 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO, Hemodynamic Support

Do ICU patients with COVID-19 require a high amount of sedation or paralysis?

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 Question and Answer Webcast Series - Webcast 2 held on April 10, 2020.

   Estimated Time: 01:15 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sedation, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support

What is the role of antibody testing, and what is the PCR turnaround time, and the sensitivity and specificity?

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

   Estimated Time: 2:12 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing