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Caring for Critically Ill Adults With Coronavirus Disease 2019 in a PICU: Recommendations by Dual Trained Intensivists

From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

Although pediatric intensivists are well versed in the care of ARDS from viral pneumonia, the care of an differing aged adult populations presents some unique challenges. In this statement, a team of adult and pediatric-trained critical care physicians provides guidance on common "adult" issues that may be encountered in the care of these patients and how they can best be managed in a PICU.

This concise scientific statement includes references to the most recent and relevant guidelines and clinical trials that shape management decisions.

The intention is to assist PICUs and intensivists in rapidly preparing for care of adult COVID-19 patients should the need arise.

Authors:
Kenneth E. Remy, MD, MHSc, FCCM
Philip A.Verhoef,  MD, PhD, FAAP, FACP, ATSF
Jay R. Malone, MD, PhD
Michael D. Ruppe, MD; 
Timothy B. Kaselitz,  MD, MPH
Frank  Lodeserto, MD
Eliotte L. Hirshberg,  MD, MS, FCCM, FAAP, ATSF, FASE Anthony Slonim, MD, DrPH
Cameron Dezfulian, MD, FAHA


Estimated Time: 29:11 min

Categories: Disaster, Pediatrics,
Content Type: Articles,