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In this question and answer webcast, attendees had the opportunity to post questions about managing critically ill patients with COVID-19 and other issues. Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were also addressed. Webcast held on June 19, 2020
In this question and answer webcast, attendees had the opportunity to post questions about managing critically ill patients with COVID-19 and other issues.
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were also addressed.
Webcast held on June 19, 2020
From Critical Care Medicine. Mechanical ventilation (MV) is life-saving for respiratory distress; this study was designed to delineate the clinical features of the COVID-19 patients with MV from a national cohort in China.
From Critical Care Explorations. The authors provide a description of the design, dissemination, and implementation of an ICU surge provider staffing algorithm, focusing on physicians, advanced practice providers, and certified registered nurse anesthetists, at a system-wide level.
From Critical Care Medicine. Authors write regarding article by Bohman et al "Approach to Adult Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Patient Selection" and note that a formal approach to decision making is key for the appropriate use of this labori ntensive rescue therapy.
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Using their experience in a pediatric intensive care unit, the authors surveyed the shortcomings of current visitation restrictions.
From Critical Care Medicine. The editorial authors discuss the role of mainstream and social media in creating the narrative that intubation and mechanical ventilation were "the cause of suboptimal outcomes" for critically ill COVID-19 patients, without accounting for hospital staffing and equipment shortages.
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. A foreword from the editors of PCCM about COVID-19 and the journal.
From Critical Care Explorations. The authors report a case of peripheral arterial thrombosis associated with COVID-19, resulting in acute limb ischemia of the right lower extremity.
From Critical Care Explorations. This brief report describes the rapid deployment of a real-time electronic tracking board for all hospitals in the state of Oregon.
From Critical Care Explorations. Supportive treatment and immunomodulators have a critical place in the treatment of severe patients until effective antivirals are developed. Interleukin-6 antagonists, one of the immunomodulating agents, appears to be effective in the treatment of cytokine storm, but some patients continue to have severe lymphopenia and immunosuppression.
This report provides guidance on how to innovate your existing intensive care unit (ICU) or convert other spaces into an ICU to improve workflow, manage capacity, and minimize healthcare professionals’ exposure to COVID-19 based on the evolving experiences from more than a dozen hospitals and their healthcare professionals on the front lines.
Clinicians are working to understand and formulate an effective treatment for COVID-19-associated acute respiratory distress syndrome (Marini J. Crit Care Med. 2020 May 13; Epub ahead of print).
Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York, USA, quickly converted a children's hospital to an adult COVID-19 hospital. Hear Margaret M. Parker, MD, MCCM, talk with H. Michael Ushay, MD, PhD, FAAP, FCCM, about the process, challenges with staffing and personal protective equipment, and more.
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 8th, 2020.