Search COVID-19 Rapid Resource Center or explore resources sorted by Category or Content Type.

 

Content Type: Articles

A Multicenter Evaluation of Survival After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients

From Critical Care Explorations .  In-hospital cardiac arrest survival among coronavirus disease 2019 patients has been reported to range from 0% to 12% -- significantly lower than reported prepandemic in-hospital cardiac arrest survival rates of approximately 20% to 25% in t...

   Estimated Time: 20:35 min Cardiovascular, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Letter to the Editor: Cytokine Blockade in Coronavirus Disease 2019: Keeping an Open Mind

From Critical Care Explorations .  This Letter to the Editor was written in response to the article by Rizvi and Gallo De Moraes entitled “New Decade, Old Debate: Blocking the Cytokine Pathways in Infection-Induced Cytokine Cascade.”

   Estimated Time: 09:02 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Timing of Intubation in Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Study of Ventilator Mechanics, Imaging, Findings, and Outcomes

From Critical Care Explorations  The authors sought to determine the variation in outcomes and respiratory mechanics between the subjects who are intubated earlier versus later in their coronavirus disease 2019 course.

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

Characteristics, Comorbidities, Complications, and Outcomes Among 802 Patients With Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 in a Community Hospital in Florida

From Critical Care Explorations .  In this study, the authors reviewed the demographics, characteristics, comorbidities, complications, and outcomes of hospitalized patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, and their association with mortality at medical ...

   Estimated Time: 23:03 min Comorbidities, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019–Associated PICU Admissions: A Report From the Society of Critical Care Medicine Discovery Network Viral Infection and Respiratory Illness Universal Study Registry

From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine . This study delineates significant clinically relevant differences in presentation, explanatory factors, and outcomes among children admitted to PICU with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2–related illness stratified by mult...

   Estimated Time: 31:49 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, pediatrics

Prone Positioning of Nonintubated Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019—A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

From Critical Care Medicine . In this systematic review and meta-analysis, the authors found that, despite the significant variability in frequency and duration of prone positioning and respiratory supports applied, prone positioning was associated with improvement in oxygena...

   Estimated Time: 31:25 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Proning

Letter to the Editor: Bias Due to Cohort Construction in the Study of Timing of Invasive Ventilation

From Critical Care Explorations . In this Letter to the Editor, the authors respond to an article by Dupuis et al., congratulating the contribution to the problem of identifying which patients with hypoxemic respiratory failure truly benefit from invasive ventilation and sugg...

   Estimated Time: 4:31 min Clinical Trials, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Determining Cause of Death During Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic

From Critical Care Explorations . In this single-center study, the authors found that the majority of deaths in severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2–positive hospitalized patients were related to a typical or atypical presentation of coronavirus disease 2019 disease.

   Estimated Time: 16:36 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Frugal Innovation: Enabling Mechanical Ventilation During Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic in Resource-Limited Settings

From Critical Care Explorations . In this commentary, the authors note that low-quality care has become a greater determinant of mortality than lack of access. To address this, they suggest a systems-wide approach to improving the quality of mechanical ventilation in resource...

   Estimated Time: 10:32 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Resource Allocation, Ventilatory Support

Existing Crisis Standards of Care Triage Protocols May Not Significantly Differentiate Between Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 Who Require Intensive Care

From Critical Care Explorations . The authors sought to determine how several existing crisis standards of care triage protocols would have distinguished between patients with coronavirus disease 2019 requiring intensive care.

   Estimated Time: 13:28 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Triage

Editorial: Convalescent Plasma and Coronavirus Disease 2019: Time for Reassessment

From Critical Care Medicine . In this Editorial, the wonder if the use of convalescent plasma needs to be further whittled to an even smaller subset of patients and ultimately whether there is even a practical role for this therapy in the treatment of COVID-19 particularly in...

   Estimated Time: 9:21 min Convalescent Plasma Therapy, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Online Letter to the Editor: Understanding the Underlying Mechanisms of Hyponatremia in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Is Critical Since Treatment Varies Based on Etiology: Let Us Not Forget Critical Illness-Related Corticosteroid Insufficiency As the Treatment

From Critical Care Medicine. In this Online Letter to the Editor, the authors write in response to an article by Frontera et al. in Critical Care Medicine about etiology of hyponatremia in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients.

   Estimated Time: 03:48 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Acute Cardiac Injury in Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Other Viral Infections—A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

From Critical Care Medicine . In this review article, the authors compared the rates of cardiac injury by angiotensin converting enzyme-2–binding viruses from viruses that do not bind to angiotensin-converting enzyme-2.

   Estimated Time: 24:17 min Cardiovascular, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Convalescent Plasma Versus Standard Plasma in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infected Hospitalized Patients in New York: A Double-Blind Randomized Trial

From Critical Care Medicine . In this study, the authors found that administration of convalescent plasma to hospitalized patients with coronavirus disease 2019 infection increased antibodies to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus disease 2 but was not associated wi...

   Estimated Time: 27:41 min Convalescent Plasma Therapy, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Letter to the Editor: Outcomes and Safety of Early Percutaneous Tracheostomy in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients Admitted to the ICU

From Critical Care Medicine . This letter to the editor was written in response to "Early Percutaneous Tracheostomy in Coronavirus Disease 2019: Association With Hospital Mortality and Factors Associated With Removal of Tracheostomy Tube at ICU Discharge. A Cohort Study on 12...

   Estimated Time: 03:29 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 ICU Patients Have Higher-Than-Expected Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation–Adjusted Mortality and Length of Stay Than Viral Pneumonia ICU Patients

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors compared APACHE-IV–adjusted mortality and length of stay outcomes of adult ICU patients who tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 with patients admitted to ICU with other viral pneumonias.

   Estimated Time: 12:03 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Coronavirus Disease 2019 Policy Restricting Family Presence May Have Delayed End-of-Life Decisions for Critically Ill Patients

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors investigate if a restrictive visitor policy inadvertently lengthened the decision making process for dying inpatients without coronavirus disease 2019.

   Estimated Time: 5:32 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Editorial: Capacity Strain and Response During Coronavirus Disease 2019: One Size Does Not Fit All, and One Size Does Not Fit One

From Critical Care Medicine . In this editorials, the authors discuss hospital preparedness in the article "Variation in Initial U.S. Hospital Responses to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic."

   Estimated Time: 10:28 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness

Association of Sedation, Coma, and In-Hospital Mortality in Mechanically Ventilated Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019–Related Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Retrospective Cohort Study

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors tested the hypothesis that patients with coronavirus disease 2019–associated acute respiratory distress syndrome are at higher risk of in-hospital mortality due to prolonged coma compared with other patients with acute respiratory dis...

   Estimated Time: 27:03 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sedation

Surge and Mortality in ICUs in New York City’s Public Healthcare System

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors evaluate the impact of ICU surge on mortality and to explore clinical and sociodemographic predictors of mortality.

   Estimated Time: 26:12 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Statistics