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Three-Dimensional Printed Ventilators: A Rapid Solution to Coronavirus Disease 2019–Induced Supply-Chain Shortages

From Critical Care Explorations. In this paper, the authors report that three-dimensional printed ventilators, such as "CRISIS," propose a potential solution to increase the available number of vents for the United States and abroad, one that is dynamic and able to absorb the ...

   Estimated Time: 19:34 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Resource Allocation, Ventilatory Support

Quantification of Neurological Blood-Based Biomarkers in Critically Ill Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Explorations. In this study, the authors sought to provide an objective characterization of acute neurologic injury in critically ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019.

   Estimated Time: 23:50 min Clinical presentations, Coronavirus, COVID-19

The Impact of the Novel Coronavirus on Brazilian PICUs

From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.  The authors evaluated the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, considering the physical distancing and schools closing, on the characteristics of admission and epidemiology on Brazilian PICUs.  

   Estimated Time: 13:08 Coronavirus, COVID-19, pediatrics

Treatment for Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 With the Seraph-100 Microbind Affinity Blood Filter

From Critical Care Explorations . The authors sought to determine whether Seraph-100 (Exthera Medical Corporation, Martinez, CA) treatment provides clinical benefit for severe coronavirus disease 2019 cases that require mechanical ventilation and vasopressor support.

Point-of-Care Lung Ultrasound for Detecting Severe Presentations of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in the Emergency Department: A Retrospective Analysis

From Critical Care Explorations.  In this study, lung ultrasound diagnosed severe presentations of coronavirus disease 2019 with similar sensitivity to chest radiograph, CT, and reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (on first testing) and improved specificity compar...

   Estimated Time: 12:23 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing

Letter to the Editor: Weaning by Surgical Tracheostomy and Portable Ventilators Released ICU Ventilators During Coronavirus Disease 2019 Surge in London

From Critical Care Explorations . In this Letter to the Editor from London, the authors share experiences with an integrated model of surgical tracheostomy weaning of respiratory critical care patients by a specialist mobile weaning team, using tracheostomy-licensed ventilato...

   Estimated Time: 7:57 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Clinical Outcomes in Critically Ill Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients: A Unique New York City Public Hospital Experience

From Critical Care Explorations . The authors explore demographics, comorbidities, transfers, and mortality in critically ill patients with confirmed severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 in a New York City hospital.  

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Mortality Rates in a Diverse Cohort of Mechanically Ventilated Patients With Novel Coronavirus in the Urban Midwest

From Critical Care Explorations . In this study, the authors found mortality rates in mechanically ventilated patients with coronavirus disease 2019 to be lower than some previously reported with longer lengths of stay.  

   Estimated Time: 16:17 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Letter to the Editor: Tracheostomy for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients: Maintaining the Standard of Care

From Critical Care Explorations . In this Letter to the Editor, the authors respond to the new recommendations for delaying tracheostomy for coronavirus disease 2019 patients to day 21 post-intubation to ensure viral clearance.  

   Estimated Time: 8:02 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Letter to the Editor: Urinary Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin in Critically Ill Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Explorations . In this Letter to the Editor, the authors report a retrospective analysis of urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) in ICU patients with COVID-19-associated respiratory failure.   

   Estimated Time: 8:27 AKI/Renal, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Letter to the Editor: The Triage Stalemate During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: Losing Fairness to Ethical Paralysis

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors write in response to an article in Critical Care Medicine by Sprung et al., which outlined the major considerations for ethical ICU triaging under pandemic conditions and discuss the lack of systematic triaging in U.S. health care ins...

   Estimated Time: 8:32 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Triage

Sepsis and Coronavirus Disease 2019: Common Features and Anti-Inflammatory Therapeutic Approaches

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors present some common features shared by severe coronavirus disease 2019 patients and sepsis and describe proposed anti-inflammatory therapies for coronavirus disease 2019 which have been previously evaluated in sepsis.  

   Estimated Time: 13:08 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis, Therapies

High-Flow Nasal Oxygen in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients With Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure: A Multicenter, Retrospective Cohort Study

From Critical Care Medicine . In this study, the authors analyzed the effectiveness of high-flow nasal oxygen treatment and aimed to identify the variables predicting high-flow nasal oxygen treatment failure in coronavirus disease 2019 patients with acute hypoxemic respirator...

   Estimated Time: 24:00 ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Prevalence and Impact of Hyponatremia in Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 in New York City

From Critical Care Medicine.  In this study from New York, NY, the authors found that hyponatremia occurred in nearly a third of coronavirus disease 2019 patients, was an independent predictor of in-hospital mortality, and was associated with increased risk of encephalopathy ...

   Estimated Time: 20:14 Coronavirus, COVID-19

Foreword: Does Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Cause Sepsis?

From Critical Care Medicine . In this foreword, the authors contend that there should be no debate that SARS-CoV-2 is an important cause of sepsis and that labeling it as such is beneficial and appropriate.

   Estimated Time: 8:58 ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis

Plasma Exchange: An Effective Rescue Therapy in Critically Ill Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infection

From Critical Care Medicine . In this single center study, the authors found that plasma exchange mitigates cytokine storm, reverses organ failure, and could improve survival in critically ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019 infection.  

   Estimated Time: 14:24 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Endothelial Injury and Glycocalyx Degradation in Critically Ill Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients: Implications for Microvascular Platelet Aggregation

From Critical Care Explorations . The authors found that thrombosis profiling identified endothelial activation and glycocalyx degradation in coronavirus disease 2019 positive patients and believe that the data from this study suggest that medications to protect and/or restor...

   Estimated Time: 29:59 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing, Therapies

Editorial: Pediatric Sepsis in the Time of Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.  In this editorial, the author reviews ""Perspectives on Pediatric Sepsis in Patients with COVID-19"" from the Surviving Sepsis Campaign Pediatric Guidelines Taskforce authors.  

   Estimated Time: 6:39 Coronavirus, COVID-19, pediatrics, Sepsis

Does Pulmonary Aspergillosis Complicate Coronavirus Disease 2019?

From Critical Care Explorations . In this article, the authors summarize what is known about coronavirus disease 2019 complicated by Aspergillus, introduces coronavirus disease 2019–associated pulmonary aspergillosis as a possible clinical entity, and describes reasons clinic...

   Estimated Time: 14:47 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Virology

Thromboelastography to Detect Hypercoagulability and Reduced Fibrinolysis in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Patients

From Critical Care Explorations . In this study, the authors investigated thromboelastography in patients with coronavirus disease 2019-associated acute respiratory distress syndrome with the goal of characterizing suspected coagulopathy and impaired fibrinolysis.  

   Estimated Time: 10:34 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing