Vitamin Treatment and Renin-Angiotensin System Inhibition in Patients with COVID-19
During this 1-hour activity expert faculty from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the Society of Critical Care Medicine discussed the use of vitamins as adjunctive treatment in patients with COVID-19 as well as the role of Renin-Angiotensin System Inhibition in COVID-19 patients.
Physiologic Response to Angiotensin II Treatment for Coronavirus Disease 2019–Induced Vasodilatory Shock: A Retrospective Matched Cohort Study
From Critical Care Explorations. In this study, the authors found that angiotensin-II treatment for coronavirus disease 2019–induced distributive shock was associated with rapid improvement in multiple physiologic indices and that angiotensin-II in coronavirus disease 2019–induced shock warrants further study.
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Retrieval in Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Case-Series of 19 Patients Supported at a High-Volume Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Center
From Critical Care Explorations. In this observational study, the authors concluded that extracorporeal membrane oxygenation retrieval can rescue young, previously healthy patients with severe coronavirus disease 2019 in whom all the conventional respiratory measures have failed and found that thrombotic and hemorrhagic complications are frequent in this cohort.
Persevering With Prone Ventilation in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pneumonia
From Critical Care Explorations. In this case study, the authors present a 53-year-old patient with a severe coronavirus disease 2019 pneumonia who has made a remarkable recovery after a difficult period on intensive care.
Letter to the Editor: Declines in Mortality Over Time for Critically Ill Adults With Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Medicine. In this Letter to the Editor, the authors report an update to a previous study, finding a decline in mortality rates in critically ill patients with COVID-19.
Caring for Critically Ill Children With Suspected or Proven Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infection: Recommendations by the Scientific Sections’ Collaborative of the European Society of Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. In this article, the authors review the current clinical knowledge of coronavirus disease 2019 disease in critically ill children and discuss some specific treatment concepts based mainly on expert opinion based on limited experience and the lack completed controlled trials in children at the time of the paper.
Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children Associated With Coronavirus Disease 2019 in a Children's Hospital in New York City
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. In this article, the authors report their experience developing a clinical inpatient protocol for the evaluation, management, and follow-up of patients with multisystem inflammatory syndrome.
Letter to the Editor: Prevalence and Clinical Correlates of Echo-Estimated Right and Left Heart Filling Pressures in Hospitalized Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Explorations In this Letter to the Editor, the authors discuss their study in which they hypothesized that a significant proportion of coronavirus disease 2019 patients has evidence of pulmonary hypertension associated with elevated left heart filling pressure on transthoracic echocardiography.
Clinical Outcomes Following Tocilizumab Administration in Mechanically Ventilated Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients
From Critical Care Explorations. In this study, the authors examined the outcomes of critically ill coronavirus disease 2019 patients treated with tocilizumab and factors associated with clinical improvement.
The POSITIONED Study: Prone Positioning in Nonventilated Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients - A Retrospective Analysis
From Critical Care Explorations. In this study, the authors investigated explored whether awake self-proning improved outcomes in coronavirus disease 2019-infected patients treated in a rural medical center with limited resources during a significant local coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak.
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