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What are your insights as to whether patients should be intubated early or late?

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 August 11, 2021

   Estimated Time: 03:33 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Intubation

Can hyperbaric oxygen be used in patients with hypoxia? Are there any data to suggest that it might work?

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 August 11, 2021

   Estimated Time: 00:57 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support

What insight do you have on the use of high-flow nasal cannula versus CPAP or BiPAP in patients with COVID-19?

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 August 11, 2021

   Estimated Time: 05:08 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

A Review of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and COVID-19 - Part 2

Is COVID-19 just atypical acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)? Multidisciplinary faculty will discuss the research and varying answers to this question in this SCCM webcast.

   Estimated Time: 1:00:05 ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19

What duration of treatment is recommended for a patient with COVID-19 and a pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis, either in the ICU or on the ward, if the patient is discharged to a nursing facility, rehabilitation facility, or home?

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 July 14, 2021

   Estimated Time: 00:56 min Comorbidities, Coronavirus, COVID-19

What are some of the best strategies for ventilating patients?

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 July 14, 2021

   Estimated Time: 02:46 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Outcomes of Mechanically Ventilated Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Medicine . In this study, the authors reported that most patients with coronavirus disease 2019 transferred to two Chicago-area long-term acute care hospitals successfully weaned from prolonged mechanical ventilation.

   Estimated Time: 22:35 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Editorial: The Role of the Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Following Critical Illness—Has the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic Demonstrated Their Usefulness or Emphasized Their Downside?

From Critical Care Medicine . This Editorial accompanies the article “Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Outcomes of Mechanically Ventilated Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019’ by Saad et al.

   Estimated Time: 07:37 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Editorial: Quantifying the Burden of Viral Sepsis During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic and Beyond

From Critical Care Medicine . This Editorial accompanies the article “Coronavirus Disease 2019 as a Cause of Viral Sepsis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis” by Karakike et al.

   Estimated Time: 09:19 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis

Awake Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Acute Respiratory Failure

From Critical Care Explorations . This report demonstrates that in a selected group of patients, an “awake” venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation approach is feasible and may result in favorable outcomes.

   Estimated Time: 10:17 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO

Noninvasive Management of Respiratory Failure during COVID-19: Case Presentation; Nutrition Support for the COVID19 Patient = NIV/HFNC

Noninvasive Management of Respiratory Failure during COVID-19: Case Presentation & Nutrition Support for the COVID19 Patient = NIV/HFNC. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.  Curriculum Topic:  Approach to Respiratory Failure in the COVID-19 Patient

   Estimated Time: 21:23 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, STOP VIRUS

Right Ventricular Dysfunction and Its Association With Mortality in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

From Critical Care Medicine  In this article, the authors assessed whether right ventricular dilation or systolic impairment is associated with mortality and/or disease severity in invasively ventilated patients with coronavirus disease 2019 acute respiratory distress syndrome.

   Estimated Time: 28:30 min ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19

What do you think of the concept of silent hypoxia or happy hypoxia?

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 June 9th, 2021

   Estimated Time: 03:24 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support

How should a patient be managed who does not look terrible and has oxygen saturation 83% and low blood pressure?

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 June 9th, 2021.

   Estimated Time: 03:10 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Ventilatory Support

Soluble Suppression of Tumorigenicity-2 Associates With Ventilator Dependence in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Respiratory Failure

From Critical Care Explorations . In this study, the authors hypothesized that elevated soluble suppression of tumorigenicity-2 concentrations, a marker of pulmonary epithelial injury, reflects ongoing lung injury in acute hypoxemic respiratory failure due to coronavirus dise...

   Estimated Time: 10:30 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Letter to the Editor: Lung Abscess in Critically Ill Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients With Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: A French Monocenter Retrospective Study

From Critical Care Explorations . In this Letter to the Editor, the authors report that 17 of 119 coronavirus disease 2019 patients (14%) with ventilator-associated pneumonia developed a lung abscess.

   Estimated Time: 12:53 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Tracheostomy for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients on Mechanical Ventilation Should Not Be Arbitrarily Delayed

From Critical Care Medicine . This Editorial accompanies an article by Angel et al. entitled “Tracheostomy for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients Requiring Mechanical Ventilation.”

   Estimated Time: 10:27 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Editorial: Prone Positioning in Coronavirus Disease 2019: Just Do It!

From Critical Care Medicine . This Editorial accompanies the article by Mathews et al. entitled “STOP-COVID Investigators. Prone Positioning and Survival in Mechanically Ventilated Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019–Related Respiratory Failure.”

   Estimated Time: 07:19 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Proning

Early Intubation and Increased Coronavirus Disease 2019 Mortality: A Propensity Score–Matched Retrospective Cohort Study

From Critical Care Explorations . In this observational study, the authors found that iwithin 48 hours of triage, as well as at any time point in the hospital course, was associated with increased mortality in coronavirus disease 2019 patients.

   Estimated Time: 21:36 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Intubation

Respiratory Physiology of Prone Positioning With and Without Inhaled Nitric Oxide Across the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Severity Spectrum

From Critical Care Explorations . In this observational study, the authors found that prone positioning improves oxygenation across the acute positive respiratory distress syndrome severity spectrum, irrespective of supine respiratory system compliance, end-expiratory pressur...

   Estimated Time: 23:36 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Proning