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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.

Case Presentation, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support


Perspective of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign on the Management of Pediatric Sepsis in the Era of Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. In this article, the authors discuss the Surviving Sepsis Campaign International Guidelines for the Management of Septic Shock and Sepsis-associated Organ Dysfunction in Children as they relate to COVID-19.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pediatrics, Sepsis


Pharmacy MacGyvers: Modifying the Drug-use Process to Maximize Clinician Safety During the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic
This presentation covers how to modify durg-use during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Resource Allocation, Therapies, Triage


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.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Shock, Therapies


Placenta-Derived Cell Therapy to Treat Patients With Respiratory Failure Due to Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Explorations. The authors sought to determinewhether placental cell therapy PLacental eXpanded (PLX)-PAD (Pluristem Therapeutics, Haifa, Israel) was beneficial to treating critically ill patients suffering from acute respiratory distress syndrome due to coronavirus disease 2019.
 

ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


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.
 

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


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 compared to chest radiograph.
 

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing


Portable Magnetic Resonance Imaging for ICU Patients
From Critical Care Explorations  

In this case series of patients, the authors found use of portable MRI to be safe, feasible, and led to changes in clinical management based on imaging results.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing, Scanning


Potential for Lung Recruitment and Ventilation-Perfusion Mismatch in Patients With the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome From Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Medicine. Severe cases of coronavirus disease 2019 develop the acute respiratory distress syndrome, requiring admission to the ICU. This study aims to describe specific pathophysiological characteristics of acute respiratory distress syndrome from coronavirus disease 2019.

ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


Prediction of Pediatric Critical Care Resource Utilization for Disaster Triage
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The authors sought to determine whether currently available pediatric illness severity scores can predict duration of critical care resource use. A pediatric disaster triage algorithm that includes both likelihood for survival and for requiring critical care resources could minimize subjectivity in resource allocation decision-making.

Coronavirus, COVID-19


Prediction of Pediatric Critical Care Resource Utilization for Disaster Triage
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The authors sought to determine whether currently available pediatric illness severity scores can predict duration of critical care resource use.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pediatrics, Statistics, Triage


Preparedness and Reorganization of Care for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients in a Swiss ICU: Characteristics and Outcomes of 129 Patients
From Critical Care Explorations. The authors report their experience in Switzerland with regard to ICU organization and anticipation, as well as patient characteristics, treatment, and outcomes.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness


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 and mechanical ventilation.
 

Coronavirus, COVID-19


Principles Guiding Nonpandemic Critical Care Research During a Pandemic
From Critical Care Medicine. In this article, the authors describe the importance of critical care clinical research that is not pandemic-focused during pandemic times; outline principles to assist in the prioritization of nonpandemic research during pandemic times; and propose a guiding framework for decisions about whether, when and how to continue nonpandemic research while still honoring the moral and scientific imperative to launch research that is pandemic-focused.

Coronavirus, COVID-19


Probative Value of the D-Dimer Assay for Diagnosis of Deep Venous Thrombosis in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Syndrome
From Critical Care Medicine.The authors describe the predictive utility of the D-dimer assay among patients with the coronavirus disease 2019 syndrome for unprovoked lower extremity deep venous thrombosis.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing


Procalcitonin Exerts a Mediator Role in Septic Shock Through the Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide Receptor
From Critical Care Medicine

The authors found that procalcitonin exerts a moderate but harmful effect on disease progression in experimental septic shock, and suggests a potential therapeutic application for calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor inhibitors in sepsis.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis


Procedures for COVID-19 Cohort Units: Building an Operating Room in a COVID-19 Cohort ICU
This presentation provides procedures for building COVID-19 cohort units. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Infection Control


Prognostic Factors for 30-Day Mortality in Critically Ill Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019: An Observational Cohort Study
From Critical Care Medicine

The authors identified patient characteristics that predict an increased likelihood of death within 30 days of the start of critical care for patients with coronavirus disease 2019, which included age, ethnicity, deprivation, body mass index, and prior dependency, among other characteristics.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Statistics


Prone Positioning
Point of Care (PoC) Refresher Training Discuss steps for prone positioning which can be used to improve oxygenation in critically ill patients who require mechanical ventilation for management of hypoxemic respiratory failure.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


Proper Transport of Patients With COVID-19 From Hospital to Hospital
This presentation is an overview of proper transport procedures of COVID-19 patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, Transport


Proper Transport of Patients With COVID-19 Within the Hospital
This presentation is an overview of proper transport procedures of COVID-19 patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, Transport


Propofol-Associated Hypertriglyceridemia in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Versus Noncoronavirus Disease 2019 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
From Critical Care Explorations

In this study, the authors found that patients with coronavirus disease 2019 acute respiratory distress syndrome experienced a higher rate of propofol-associated hypertriglyceridemia than noncoronavirus disease 2019 acute respiratory distress syndrome patients, even after accounting for differences in propofol administration.

ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


Proposal for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Management
From Critical Care Explorations. During a pandemic, with limited resources, we should provide the safest and most effective care, while protecting caregivers.The authors propose ways to do that.

Clinical presentations, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control


Provider Labor Pool Deployment Workflow and Inpatient Competency and Training Guide
This resource is a quick training guide on labor pool deployment workflow and inpatient competency. This is a community developed COVID-19 microlearning resource.

Communication, Community Developed, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness


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.

Clinical presentations, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Racial Differences in a Detroit, MI, ICU Population of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients
From Critical Care Medicine  

Contrary to previously held beliefs surrounding the coronavirus 19 pandemic, this study found that, in critically ill patients infected with coronavirus disease 2019, people of color had a lower 28-day mortality than Whites with no difference in hospital mortality, ICU length of stay, or rates of intubation. 

ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support


Ramifications of COVID-19 Pandemic on Pharmacy Daily Workflow
This presentation describes the ramification on daily workflow when working on the frontines during the pandemic. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Resource Allocation, Therapies, Triage


Rapid Implementation of Telecritical Care Support During a Pandemic: Lessons Learned During the Coronavirus Disease 2020 Surge in New York City
From Critical Care Explorations

The authors describe key elements for a New York City health system to rapidly implement telecritical care consultative services to a newly created ICU during the coronavirus disease 2020 patient surge.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Telemedicine


Rapid Transition of a PICU Space and Staff to Adult Coronavirus Disease 2019 ICU Care
From Critical Care Medicine

The authors describe how a PICU and a PICU care team were incorporated into a hospital-wide ICU care model during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Resource Allocation


Rationale for Prolonged Corticosteroid Treatment in the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Caused by Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Explorations. The authors state that inconclusive clinical evidence should not be a reason for abandoning CST in COVID-19-associated ARDS.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


Readiness for and Response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 Among Pediatric Healthcare Providers: The Role of Simulation for Pandemics and Other Disasters
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Early preparation for the training and education of healthcare providers, as well as the continuation or modification of routine medical education programs, is of great importance in times of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic or other public health emergencies; this study aimed to characterize these self-reported efforts by the pediatric simulation community.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, pediatrics


Regarding respiratory support of COVID-19 patients both in and outside the ICU, can you discuss noninvasive ventilation, BiPAP, CPAP, and high-flow nasal cannula versus intubation? What are the indications for intubation? Intubate early or later?
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 August 12, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


Relocating IV Pumps for Critically Ill Isolated Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients From Bedside to Outside the Patient Room
From Critical Care Explorations. The authors discuss advantages and disadvantages of relocating IV pumps for coronavirus disease 2019 patients from bedside to outside the patient room and characterize reproducible details of an external infusion pump model.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ICU Design


Renal Issues Related to COVID-19
This is presentation covers the renal issues that can attributed to COVID-19 infection. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Comorbidities, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Renin-Angiotensin System and COVID-19
This presentation is a review of the renin-angiostensin System and COVID-19. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


Rescue Treatment With High-Dose Gaseous Nitric Oxide in Spontaneously Breathing Patients With Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Explorations

The authors present a case series of patients who received nitric oxide inhalation as a rescue therapy for coronavirus disease 2019.

Case Presentations, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Resolution of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infection and Pulmonary Pathology With Nebulized DAS181: A Pilot Study
From Critical Care Explorations

The authors investigated the safety and effects of nebulized DAS181 on hypoxic coronavirus disease 2019 patients.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


Respiratory Failure​ in COVID-19
This presentation is a review of respiratory failure concerns in COVID-19 patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care


Reversal of the Pathophysiological Responses to Gram-Negative Sepsis by Megadose Vitamin C
From Critical Care Medicine

The authors invesitated the safety and efficacy of megadose sodium ascorbate in sepsis.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis, Therapies


Review of Viral Testing (Polymerase Chain Reaction) and Antibody/Serology Testing for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus-2 for the Intensivist
From Critical Care Explorations. As the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic develops, assays to detect the virus and infection caused by it are needed for diagnosis and management. In this article, the authors describe to clinicians how each assay is performed, what each assay detects, and the benefits and limitations of each assay.

ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing


Risk Factors for Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis in Critically Ill Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019-Induced Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
From Critical Care Explorations

The authors retrospectively evaluated cases of coronavirus disease 2019 acute respiratory distress syndrome patients and identified six patients that met the diagnosis of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis according to previously established definitions. 

ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Role for Anti-Cytokine Therapies in Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Explorations. In this narrative review, the authors summarize existing knowledge of the immune response to coronavirus infection and highlight the current and potential future roles of therapeutic strategies to combat the hyperinflammatory response of patients with coronavirus disease 2019.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


Routine Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis May Be Inadequate in the Hypercoagulable State of Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Medicine. The authors sought to determine the frequency of venous thromboembolism in critically ill coronavirus disease 2019 patients and associate a degree of inflammatory marker elevation to venous thromboembolism development. They found that routine chemical venous thromboembolism prophylaxis may be inadequate in preventing venous thromboembolism in severe coronavirus disease 2019.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


Scaled Pandemic Preparedness: From Large Medical Center to Community Hospital - What Do You Need To Do?
The webcast covered how to prepare for the COVID-19 pandemic, with lessons learned from hospitals in the Houston area that already established special isolation units.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness


SCCM Pod-409 SSC COVID-19 Guidelines
Explore the Surviving Sepsis Campaign’s Guidelines on the Management of Critically Ill Adults with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (Alhazzani W, et al. Crit Care Med. 2020 Mar 27; Epub ahead of print) with host Kyle B. Enfield, MD, and authors Mitchell M. Levy, MD, MCCM, and Waleed Alhazzani, MD, MSc, FRCPC.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, Supportive Care, Therapies, Ventilatory Support


SCCM Pod-410 COVID-19 Neurologic Manifestations
Review neurologic manifestations of COVID-19 and other severe respiratory viral contagions (Robinson C, et al. Crit Care Explor. 2020;2:e0107).

Clinical presentations, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing


SCCM Pod-412 COVID-19 in Critically Ill Children
Gain valuable insight on the clinical management of COVID-19 and its relevance to the pediatric critical care provider (Ong J, et al. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2020 Apr 7; Epub ahead of print) with host Elizabeth H. Mack, MD, MS, FCCM, and Jacqueline Ong, MB BChir, MMed (Paeds), MRCPCH.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing, Disaster Preparedness, Pediatrics


SCCM Pod-413 COVID-19 Fact Versus Science Fiction
Explore the need for randomized COVID-19 clinical trials and the difficulties and potential consequences of misinformation (Ingraham N, et al. Crit Care Explor. 2020;2:e0108) with host Ashish K. Khanna, MD, FCCP, FCCM, and Nicholas E. Ingraham, MD.

Clinical Trials, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness


SCCM Pod-414 COVID-19 VIRUS Registry Aims to Identify Effective Treatment Strategies
Discovery, the Critical Care Research Network's Viral Infection and Respiratory Illness Universal Study creates a real-time COVID-19 registry of current ICU and hospital care patterns.

Clinical Trials, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness


SCCM Pod-415 NIH COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines
The National Institutes of Health has released Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Treatment Guidelines.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing, Disaster Preparedness


SCCM Pod-416 COVID-19 Learning: Multiple Patients on a Single Ventilator
In a situation where ventilators are in short supply, multiple patients on a single ventilator could be a strategy of last resort.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Ventilatory Support


SCCM Pod-417 COVID-19-Associated Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
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).

ARDS, coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


SCCM Pod-418 COVID-19 Learning: Conversion of a Children's Hospital to an Adult Hospital
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.

coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Pediatrics, PPE, Resource Allocation


SCCM Pod-421 COVID-19 and Renal Replacement Therapy
The increase in acute kidney injury in COVID-19 patients is resulting in more utilization of renal replacement therapy (RRT) and continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT).

AKI/Renal, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Therapies


SCCM Pod-422 Procalcitonin in COVID-19 and Influenza-Related Secondary Bacterial Infections
Procalcitonin testing on admission seems to be a valuable piece of information for early risk assessment and ruling out bacterial co-infection in COVID-19 patients.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Infection Control


SCCM Pod-423 Coagulopathy in COVID-19 Patients
COVID-19 is associated with a high prevalence of coagulopathy and venous thromboembolism. Host B. Kyle Enfield, MD, FCCM, talks with Jerrold H. Levy, MD, FAHA, FCCM, about what clinicians need to know about this serious problem and how it impacts care delivery (Iba et al. Crit Care Med. 2020;48:1358-1364).

Cardiovascular, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness


SCCM Pod-427 Severe COVID-19 and Sepsis
Severe COVID-19 infection can be a form of viral sepsis with occasionally concomitant bacterial infection.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Sepsis


SCCM/AARC: Maximizing the Respiratory Team Dynamic: Effective Patient Care During a Pandemic
This expert panel representatives from Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) teamed up to discuss how ICU respiratory care teams can work together more cohesively when caring for COVID-19 patients. Recorded on: Thursday, May 14, 2020

Communication, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


SCCM/ACEP Presidents' Expert Panel: Unanticipated Consequences of Pandemic Care
This joint webinar was moderated by the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Presidents, along with invited experts from both societies, to address difficult questions regarding managing COVID-19 patients.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Infection Control, Therapies, Triage


SCCM-ASA Joint Statement to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic
COVID-19 - SCCM Joint Statement. The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) announce their plans to collaborate to address the COVID-19 crisis.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Intubation, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


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.
 

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis, Therapies


Sepsis and COVID-19
This presentation is an overview of sepsis management in COVID-19 patient. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis


Should a patient have a negative COVID-19 test before undergoing a tracheostomy?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care


Should dexamethasone or remdesivir be started on a patient who requires oxygen via nasal cannula and is highly suspected of having COVID-19 if test results are still pending?
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 September 9, 2020.

Antivirals, Coronavirus, Corticosteriods, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support


Should patients on oxygen therapy be discharged home or to a long-term acute care hospital?
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 May 13th, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support


Simulation: Keeping Pace With Pandemics
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The authors discuss the immediate need to become quickly prepared for overwhelming patient care and health system needs, and the usefulness of simulation.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness


Society of Critical Care Medicine Crisis Standard of Care Recommendations for Triaging Critical Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The purpose of these recommendations is to provide a transparent, equitable, and consistent approach to allocation of scarce resources during a COVID-19-declared emergency in which crisis standards of care have been implemented.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Resource Allocation, Triage


Spectrum of Vascular Involvement in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pneumonia—Findings on CT Perfusion
From Critical Care Explorations

In this article, the authors observed and interpreted CT perfusion patterns of COVID-19 pulmonary features.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing


Statewide Real-Time Tracking of Beds and Ventilators During Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Beyond
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.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support


Strategies During NeuroMuscular Blocking Agent (NMBA) Shortages
This presentation covers how to manage neuromuscular blocking agent (NMBA) shortages. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sedation, Therapies


Strategies for approaching SAT in patients with COVID-19
This presentation provides an overview of the types of strategies for approaching the B Element (Spontaneous Awakening Trials: SATs) of the ICU Liberation Bundle in patients with COVID-19. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ICU Liberation


Strategies for SBTs in patients with COVID-19
This presentation provides an overview of the types of strategies for approaching the B Element (Spontaneous Breathing Trials: STBs) of the ICU Liberation Bundlein patients with COVID-19. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ICU Liberation


Strategies to Approach Drug Shortages of Analgesics and Sedatives During COVID-19
This presentation provides an overview of the types of strategies for approaching the C Element (Choice of Analgesia & Sedation) of the ICU Liberation Bundle in patients with COVID-19. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ICU Liberation, Therapies


Strategies to Optimize ICU Liberation (A to F) Bundle Performance in Critically Ill Adults With Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Explorations. The combination of a novel disease, resource limitations, and risks to medical personnel health have created new barriers to implementing the ABCDEF Bundle, a proven ICU care approach that reduces delirium, shortens mechanical ventilation duration, prevents post-ICU syndrome, and reduces healthcare costs.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ICU Liberation


Subcutaneous Emphysema, Pneumomediastinum, and Pneumothorax in Critically Ill Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Retrospective Cohort Study
From Critical Care Explorations. In this observational study, the authors describe patients with barotrauma, which appears to be a common complication of severe coronavirus disease 2019. 

Comorbidities, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Subcutaneous Enoxaparin Safely Facilitates Bedside Sustained Low-Efficiency Hemodialysis in Hypercoagulopathic Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients - A Proof-of-Principle Trial
This study describes a simple and safe protocol of anticoagulation with low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) in combination with bedside sustained low efficiency hemodialysis (SLED) in COVID-19 patients.

Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 Guidelines (Chinese Translation)
COVID-19 Guideline Resource. SCCM has released its Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 guidelines to manage critically ill adults with COVID-19 in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Infection Control, Therapies, Ventilatory Support


Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 Guidelines: Hemodynamics Recommendations Chart
COVID-19 - - Quick Reference Chart. This chart is to be used as a rapid resource when choosing hemodynamic options for managing COVID-19 patients.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care


Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 Guidelines: Infection Control & Testing Recommendations Chart
COVID-19 - - Quick Reference Chart. This chart is to be used as a rapid resource regarding infection control and testing when treating COVID-19 patients.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing, Infection Control


Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 Guidelines: Therapy Recommendation Chart
COVID-19 - - Quick Reference Chart. This chart is to be used as a rapid resource when choosing therapeutic options for treating COVID-19 patients.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 Guidelines: Ventilation Recommendations Chart
COVID-19 - - Quick Reference Chart. This chart is to be used as a rapid resource when choosing ventilation options for managing COVID-19 patients.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


Surviving Sepsis Campaign: Guidelines on the Management of Critically Ill Adults with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Webcast participants were able to learn more about the recommendations included in the guidelines regarding infection control, laboratory diagnosis and specimens, hemodynamic support, ventilatory support

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Infection Control, Supportive Care, Therapies


The Association of Inflammatory Cytokines in the Pulmonary Pathophysiology of Respiratory Failure in Critically Ill Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Explorations. The authors investigated  the pathophysiological relationship between proinflammatory cytokines and respiratory failure in severe coronavirus disease 2019.

Coronavirus, COVID-19


The Clinical Presentation and Immunology of Viral Pneumonia and Implications for Management of Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Explorations. This article examines the clinical presentation and important immunology of viral pneumonia with a focus on severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (coronavirus disease 2019).

Coinfections, Coronavirus, COVID-19


The Combination of Tocilizumab and Methylprednisolone Along With Initial Lung Recruitment Strategy in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients Requiring Mechanical Ventilation: A Series of 21 Consecutive Cases
From Critical Care Explorations. This articles describes the outcomes with use of a combination of tocilizumab and 34 methylprednisolone administered around the time of endotracheal intubation in patients with 35 confirmed COVID-19-associated hypoxemic respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


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.
 

Coronavirus, COVID-19, pediatrics


The Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic on U.S. and Canadian PICUs
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. This study found that patients with coronavirus disease 2019 have a high frequency of comorbidities, require longer stays, more ventilatory support than usual PICU admissions, suggesting several avenues for further exploration.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pediatrics


The Need for Continued Compassion in Healthcare Beyond COVID-19
This resource details how compassion in healthcare has changed with COVID-19. This is a community developed COVID-19 microlearning resource.

Communication, Community Developed, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Triage


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.

ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19


The Rationale for the Use of Prolonged Corticosteroid Treatment for ARDS Caused by COVID-19
Steve Pastores, MD, co-author of the Critical Care Explorations article "Rationale for Prolonged Corticosteroid Treatment in the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Caused by Coronavirus Disease 2019," discusses the use of corticosteriod treatment for ARDS caused by COVID-19. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


The Ties That Bind: A Coronavirus Disease Journey
From Critical Care Explorations

In this article, the authors describe a personal experience of COVID-19 bringing two old friends together and the patient care lessons learned.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Delirium


The Use of High-Flow Nasal Oxygen in the ICU as a First-Line Therapy for Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure Secondary to Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Explorations

The authors characterize outcomes associated with high-flow nasal oxygen use in critically ill adult patients with coronavirus disease 2019-associated acute hypoxemic respiratory failure.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


The Viral Infection and Respiratory Illness Universal Study (VIRUS): An International Registry of Coronavirus 2019-Related Critical Illness
From Critical Care Explorations. This article describes the conception and implementation of an intensive care database rapidly developed and designed to meet data analytic needs in response to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic - the multicenter, international Society of Critical Care Medicine Discovery Network Viral Infection and Respiratory Illness Universal Study.

Coronavirus, COVID-19


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 massive influx of hospitalized patients for the foreseeable future.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Resource Allocation, Ventilatory Support


Thromboelastography Profiles of Critically Ill Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Medicine. The authors reviewed thromboelastography studies in critically ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019 to characterize their coagulation states.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


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.
 

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing


Thromboembolism, Hypercoagulopathy, and Antiphospholipid Antibodies in Critically Ill Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients: A Before and After Study of Enhanced Anticoagulation
From Critical Care Explorations

In this study, the authors sought to determine the prevalence of thrombotic events, functional coagulation tests, inflammatory biomarkers, and antiphospholipid antibodies before and after enhanced anticoagulation in critically ill coronavirus disease 2019 patients.

Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Time Course of Evolving Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury: The "Shrinking Baby Lung"
From Critical Care Medicine. This paper introduces and highlights several important and /or novel concepts seldom considered by the practicing intensivist.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


Timing of Intubation and In-Hospital Mortality in Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Explorations

The authors examined whether increasing time between admission and intubation was associated with mortality in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 who underwent mechanical ventilation.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support


Timing of Intubation and Its Implications on Outcomes in Critically Ill Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infection
From Critical Care Explorations. In this Letter to the Editor, the authors report their findings from an observational study aimed to compare the difference in outcomes of critically ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019 who were intubated early versus later in the disease course.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care


Timing of Intubation and Mortality Among Critically Ill Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients: A Single-Center Cohort Study
From Critical Care Medicine. The authors examined the impact of time to intubation and use of high-flow nasal cannula on clinical outcomes in patients with coronavirus disease 2019.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support


Timing of Tracheostomy for Prolonged Respiratory Wean in Critically Ill Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients: A Machine Learning Approach
From Critical Care Explorations

The authors found that the optimal window for consideration of tracheostomy for ventilatory weaning in coronavirus disease 2019 patients is between day 13 and 17.

Coronavirus, COVID-19


Timing, Dosing, and Duration Recommendations for the Use of Corticosteroids for COVID-19 Patients
Steve Pastores, MD, co-author of the Critical Care Explorations article "Rationale for Prolonged Corticosteroid Treatment in the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Caused by Coronavirus Disease 2019," discusses the timing, dosing and duration recommendations for the use of corticosteriod treatment for COVID-19. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


Tocilizumab for Cytokine Storm in COVID-19
This presentation provides an overview of the types of strategies for enhancing sleep in patients with COVID-19. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


Tokyo and New York: A Study in the Contrasting Effects of Socioeconomic Status on Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outcomes
From Critical Care Explorations. The authors examined the association between socioeconomic status and the rate of coronavirus disease 2019 infections using public data from Tokyo.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, Statistics


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.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Ventilatory Support


Triaging Critical Resources During COVID-19
The SCCM Ethics Committee prepared a guide entitled, Standard of Care Recommendations for Triaging Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Triage


Unexpectedly High Frequency of Enterococcal Bloodstream Infections in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients Admitted to an Italian ICU: An Observational Study
From Critical Care Medicine

The authors found that coronavirus disease 2019 seemed to increase the frequency of bloodstream infections (particularly Enterococcus-related bloodstream infection) after ICU admission.

Coinfections, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Using the Surviving Sepsis Coronavirus Disease 2019 Guidelines - Anything New Yet?
From Critical Care Explorations. A letter to the editor of Critical Care Explorations about SSC COVID-19 Guidelines and the need to update these guideines and others regularly to help universally optimize sepsis care due to COVID-19 and help flatten the briskly rising morbidity and mortality curve.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Infection Control, Therapies, Ventilatory Support


Using Social Media for Rapid Information Dissemination in a Pandemic: #PedsICU and Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. In this report, the authors describe the use and impact of a targeted strategy for international collaboration and rapid information dissemination on Twitter among members of the pediatric critical care community during a global pandemic.

Communication, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Validation of Inflammopathic, Adaptive, and Coagulopathic Sepsis Endotypes in Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Medicine

The authors tested and found that a previously defined bacterial sepsis endotype classifier recapitulates the same clinical and immunological endotypes in viral sepsis (coronavirus disease 2019).

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis


Venous Thromboembolism Events Following Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Based on CT Scans
From Critical Care Medicine. The authors report a 100% occurrence of venous thromboembolism in critically ill patients supported by venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2-related acute respiratory distress syndrome using CT scan imaging despite a high target and close monitoring of anticoagulation.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO, Supportive Care


Viral Shedding and the Novel 2019 Coronavirus: What Do We Know?
This presentation is an overview of viral shedding consideration and COVID-19. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, Virology


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.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


Volatile Isoflurane in Critically Ill Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients—A Case Series and Systematic Review
From Critical Care Explorations

The authors evalute the use of isoflurane in patients with coronavirus disease 2019–induced acute respiratory distress syndrome.

ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies, Ventilatory Support


Well Being Through Guided Visualization
This segment offers an opportunity to experience the power of deep relaxation through a guided visualization. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Mental Health


Well-Being During Coronavirus Disease 2019: A PICU Practical Perspective
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The authors outline an approach to practically initiating supportive strategies within the PICU using a well-being approach to improving baseline resilience alongside an acute rescue strategy utilising a peer-support network.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pediatrics


What advice do you have regarding core skills for the medical surgical nurse, general hospital pharmacist, hospitalist, or emergency physician without dedicated critical care training who will be joining your team to help care for these patients, perhaps
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 December 9, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Resource Allocation


What are some common and uncommon approaches for pediatric patients?
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 May 27th, 2020.

Case Presentations, Coronavirus, COVID-19


What are some general recommendation for noninvasive ventilation for moderate respiratory distress (not acute respiratory distress syndrome)?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


What are some post-ICU and post-hospital COVID-19 complications?
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 November 4, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19


What are some strategies for providing care with limited resources?
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 May 13th, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Resource Allocation, Triage


What are some typical presentations of patients with early manifestations of COVID-19? Are there any red flags?
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 May 27th, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing, Indications for Laboratory Testing


What are the advantages and disadvantages of helmet-based ventilation?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


What are the benefits of delaying intubation in COVID-19 patients?
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 June 10th, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care


What are the benefits of proning protocols and the recommendations for timing of proning?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


What are the criteria for extubation? I have noticed that when COVID-19 patients are extubated using the same criteria used for other patients, they seem to have a tremendous air hunger and don't do as well. What has been your experience?
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 August 12, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


What are the current recommendations for COVID-19 patients undergoing tracheostomy
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


What are the differences between disseminated intravascular coagulation and coagulopathy in COVID-19 patients?
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

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


What are the indications for intubation? Do they differ from standards of care in patients that presents with hypoxic or hypercarbic respiratory failure?
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.

coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


What are the indications for post-discharge thromboprophylaxis?
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 November 4, 2020.

Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19


What are the limits of PEEP and plateau pressure?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


What are the most common presenting signs and symptoms of COVID-19? What are the more serious signs of a life-threatening situation? What are the indications for ICU admission that non-ICU clinicians must be aware of?
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 August 12, 2020.

Clinical presentations, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing


What are the options for diagnosis, workup, and treatment for a hypercoagulable state?
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.

Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19


What are the prospective benefits of proning for COVID-19-associated acute respiratory syndrome (ARDS)? Does proning management for non-COVID-19-associated ARDS differ from that for COVID-19-associated ARDS?
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.

ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19


What are the recommendations for proning in patients with COVID-19 and how early should proning be instituted?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


What are the roles of nontraditional ICU clinicians during the COVID-19 pandemic?
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 April 15, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19


What are your experiences with triaging patients in the ICU at your institution?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Triage


What are your recommendations for ventilation of patients with COVID-19?
In this question and answer webcast series, attendees had an opportunity to pose questions about managing critically ill patients with COVID-19 and other issues.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


What are your thoughts about triage for ICU admission, lack of equipment, lack of PPE, and lack of dialysis equipment?
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 August 12, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Resource Allocation, Triage


What are your thoughts about using glucocorticoids in patients with severe ARDS secondary to COVID-19 who remain intubated after 7 days?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Intubation, Therapies, Ventilatory Support


What are your thoughts on anticoagulation prophylaxis?
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 Question and Answer Webcast Series - Webcast 2 held on April 10, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


What are your thoughts on anticoagulation treatment?
In this question and answer webcast series, attendees had an opportunity to pose questions about managing critically ill patients with COVID-19 and other issues.

Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


What are your thoughts on COVID-19 transmission and testing?
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 April 15, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing, Infection Control, Risk of Transmission


What are your thoughts on COVID-19 treatments?
In this question and answer webcast series, attendees had an opportunity to pose questions about managing critically ill patients with COVID-19 and other issues.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


What are your thoughts on recycling PPE?
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 Question and Answer Webcast Series - Webcast 2 held on April 10, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, PPE, Resource Allocation


What are your thoughts on the management of shock and resuscitation in patients with COVID-19?
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 April 15, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19


What are your thoughts on the use of telemedicine?
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 Question and Answer Webcast Series - Webcast 2 held on April 10, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Telemedicine


What can be done for a critically ill patient with multiorgan dysfunction who is in the ICU on maximum support?
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

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


What data support the use of convalescent plasma? Do you have experience with it? Which patients should be treated with it?
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.

coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


What do you consider a high-risk aerosol-generating procedure?
In this question and answer webcast series, attendees had an opportunity to pose 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 answered. Recorded on: Friday, May 22, 2020

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control


What do you think about the possibility of reinfection and poor clinical outcomes?
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 August 12, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control


What do you think are the best strategies to ensure clinicians’ well-being and resiliency as this pandemic continues?
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.

coronavirus, COVID-19, Mental Health


What happens when a patient’s condition starts to deteriorate? What are the criteria for ICU admission and what percentage of patients eventually need ICU admission? Of those patients admitted to the ICU, what percentage become septic and hemodynamically
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 November 4, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support


What has been the experience with enteral nutrition in COVID-19 patients? Are there any recommendations or practical problems around enteral nutrition, including proning?
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

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Nutrition


What has been the experience with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in COVID-19 patients? What are some of the challenges? How have outcomes been affected?
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

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO


What is a general go-to ventilator setting? Once you have intubated the patient, how would you recommend that the clinician set up the ventilator for a hypoxemic patient with evolving ARDS?
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 December 9, 2020.

ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Intubation, pulmonary


What is double anticoagulation prophylaxis?
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 October 14, 2020.

Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19


What is double anticoagulation prophylaxis?
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 October 14, 2020.

Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


What is known about COVID-19 in the pediatric population, and what considerations are involved in caring for pediatric patients with COVID-19?
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 April 15, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19


What is new in the treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome in COVID-19 patients?
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 June 10th, 2020.

ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19


What is recommended regarding the use of personal protective equipment when caring for patients with known or suspected COVID-19?
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 April 15, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, PPE


What is the approach in the emergency department for patients who arrive with potential COVID-19 symptoms? What triage, diagnostic, and treatment practices are in place?
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 October 14, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing, Therapies, Triage


What is the best way to determine when mechanically ventilated patients should be transitioned to noninvasive ventilation?
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 September 9, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


What is the best way to handle bed expansion for critical care and reopening shuttered facilities?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Resource Allocation


What is the best way to manage patients with COVID-19?
In this question and answer webcast series, attendees had an opportunity to pose questions about managing critically ill patients with COVID-19 and other issues.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care, Therapies


What is the current evidence for PPE recommendations and what are some of the conservation strategies being used?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, PPE


What is the difference between pulse oximetry and arterial oxygen tension
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 September 9, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing, Hemodynamic Support


What is the isolation protocol when patients test negative for COVID-19?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control


What is the latest data or anecdotal evidence on ventilation modes for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome?
In this question and answer webcast series, attendees had an opportunity to pose 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 answered. Recorded on: Friday, May 22, 2020

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


What is the latest research and level of evidence regarding convalescent plasma therapy?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


What is the optimal timing of prone positioning? Do some patients transition from proning to extracorporeal membrane oxygenation?
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

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO, Supportive Care


What is the perfect steroid? What are the differences among hydrocortisone, dexamethasone, and prednisone?
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 November 4, 2020.

Coronavirus, Corticosteriods, COVID-19


What is the practice in your institution for confusion, dementia, and mobilization in these patients?
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 September 9, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Delirium


What is the prevalence of the Kawasaki-like severe multiple inflammatory syndrome in children aged 4 to 6 years old with COVID-19 versus in the general population?
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 June 10th, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pediatrics


What Is the Rationale for Using Corticosteroids to Treat Acute Respiratory Failure in COVID-19 Patients?
Steve Pastores, MD, co-author of the Critical Care Explorations article "Rationale for Prolonged Corticosteroid Treatment in the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Caused by Coronavirus Disease 2019," answers question regarding the use of corticosteriod treatment for ARDS caused by COVID-19. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


What is the recommended role of serial laboratory studies, including troponin, creatin kinase and D-dimer in the management of a hypercoagulable state?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Anticoagulation, Clinical Trials, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


What is the role of antibody testing, and what is the PCR turnaround time, and the sensitivity and specificity?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing


What is the role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in COVID-19?
In this question and answer webcast series, attendees had an opportunity to pose questions about managing critically ill patients with COVID-19 and other issues.

Comorbidities, Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO, Hemodynamic Support


What is the role of steroids in COVID-19 patients? When should steroids be administered?
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

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


What is the standard of care for the timing of a tracheostomy?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care


What is the time frame for placing vascular catheters in these patients for administration of vasoactive drugs?
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 September 9, 2020.

Cardiovascular, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


What is viral load and why are so many health workers getting sick?
This resource details the relationship between viral load and instances of COVID-19 sickness in healthcare workers. This is a community developed COVID-19 microlearning resource.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, Risk of Transmission, Virology


What is your advice for medical, nursing, and advanced practice provider students who want to continue learning and seeking out opportunities but who are barred from patient care because of the risk of transmission or lack of PPE?
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.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, PPE


What is your anticoagulation protocol in COVID-19 patients?
In this question and answer webcast series, attendees had an opportunity to pose 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 answered. Recorded on: Friday, May 22, 2020

Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19


What is your center’s approach to supporting another center if it has a COVID-19 patient who may need intubation? What advice do you have for smaller centers that may have a potential COVID-19 patient who needs ventilation?
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 October 14, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Intubation, Ventilatory Support


What is your experience with COVID-19 patients and ECMO?
Despite remdesivir, dexamethasone, and twice-daily anticoagulation, a patient’s condition continues to deteriorate. The patient is intubated, and every possible ventilation mode has been tried. The P/F ratio is decreasing, and pressure ventilation is not working. What is your experience with COVID-19 patients and ECMO? This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on November 4, 2020.

Anticoagulation, Antivirals, Coronavirus, Corticosteriods, COVID-19, Intubation


What is your local practice for using Remdesivir in the ICU?
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 December 9, 2020.

Antivirals, Coronavirus, COVID-19


What is your opinion about treating patients with COVID-19 and pulmonary disease by limiting fluid volume, similar to treatment of lung transplant patients?
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 June 10th, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care


What is your perspective on personal safety and PPE availability for nurses?
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 May 27th, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, PPE, Resource Allocation


What is your perspective on the approach to mechanical ventilation for COVID-19 patients?
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 October 14, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support


What is your protocol for triaging patients to the ward, the ICU, or the step-down unit?
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 May 27th, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Triage


What is your typical medication regimen for COVID-19?
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 October 14, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


What lessons have you learned about triaging patients with COVID-19 or other conditions for the ICU?
In this question and answer webcast series, attendees had an opportunity to pose 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 answered. Recorded on: Friday, May 22, 2020

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Triage


What medication adjuncts can clinicians use for the patient with severe hypoxemia who is receiving 100% oxygen but only getting an oxygen reading of 90%? What are some strategies clinicians can use to reduce some of these difficulties?
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 December 9, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Therapies


What new drugs are available for COVID-19?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


What potential or emerging therapies are available for COVID-19?
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 April 15, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


What specific skills do non-ICU practitioners need to care for this patient population?
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.

Coronavirus, COVID-19


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