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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Can chest radiograph findings change the indication for either intubation or extubation?
What strategies can be used to start hemodynamically unstable patients on mechanical ventilation?
What strategies can be used to reduce rates of reintubation?
At what saturation levels should a patient be intubated and what strategies can be used to avoid intubation?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of helmet-based ventilation?
What are the latest recommendations regarding the use of bilevel positive airway pressure or continuous positive airway pressure versus early intubation and mechanical ventilation?
What are the benefits of proning protocols and the recommendations for timing of proning?
Does high-flow nasal cannula increase the risk of aerosolization more than a patient coughing?
Can you comment on the use of nebulizers for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other diseases that may respond to bronchodilators?
If heated high-flow nasal cannula is not available, can continuous positive airway pressure with nasal pillows be used instead?
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