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Category: Pulmonary

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

SCCM/AARC: Maximizing the Respiratory Team Dynamic: Effective Patient Care During a Pandemic

This expert panel representatives from Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) teamed up to discuss how ICU respiratory care teams can work together more cohesively when caring for COVID-19 patients. Recorded on: Thursd...

Letter to the Editor: Evidence of Steroids in Patients With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Explorations. A letter to the editor in response to Villar et al. article on corticosteroids and COVID-19.

   Estimated Time: 05:21 min ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Editorial: Dealing With the CARDS of COVID-19

From Critical Care Medicine. An editorial associated with the Mauri et al. article on personalized ventilation for COVID-19 ARDS patients.

   Estimated Time: 09:20 min ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19

SCCM Pod-415 NIH COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines

The National Institutes of Health has released Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Treatment Guidelines.

Comparing the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) COVID-19 Guidelines

This webcast was an SCCM COVID-19 expert panel discussion comparing the Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 Guidelines with the newly released National Institutes of Health Coronavirus (COVID-19) Treatment Guidelines.

   Estimated Time: 58:50 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, Supportive Care, Therapies

Time Course of Evolving Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury: The "Shrinking Baby Lung"

From Critical Care Medicine. This paper introduces and highlights several important and /or novel concepts seldom considered by the practicing intensivist.

How long should patients be kept on noninvasive ventilation?

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

   Estimated Time: 01:51 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 start hemodynamically unstable patients on mechanical ventilation?

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.

What are the benefits of proning protocols and the recommendations for timing of proning?

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

Does high-flow nasal cannula increase the risk of aerosolization more than a patient coughing?

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

   Estimated Time: 01:27 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care

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.

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.