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Tag: Diagnosis and Testing

Altered Mental Status: Non-ICU Emergency Cards
This resource details how to assess the altered mental status of COVID-19 patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

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


Does any laboratory marker correlate well with or predict severity of illness for 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, Diagnosis and Testing


Have you considered lymphopenia as a criterion to suspect 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. 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, Diagnosis and Testing


Hypotension: Non-ICU Emergency Cards
This resource details how manage hypotension. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Cardiovascular, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing


Inflammation Profiling of Critically Ill Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients
From Critical Care Explorations The authors profiled plasma inflammatory analytes to help understand the host response to COVID19.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing


Is there any research on the prevalence of vitamin D deficiencies 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

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing


Less Can Be More When Targeting Interleukin-6-Mediated Cytokine Release Syndrome in Coronavirus Disease 2019
Cytokine release syndrome (CRS) mediated by IL-6 is a critical driver of COVID-19 mortality. The authors review and discuss key immunologic effects of direct IL-6 blockade, downstream non-selective JAK inhibition, and selective JAK2 suppression to treat COVID-19-related CRS.

Comorbidities, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing


Letter to the Editor: Corticosteroid Administration Is Associated With Improved Outcome in Patients With Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2-Related Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
From Criticial Care Explorations. The authors report on the use of corticosteroids in mechanically ventilated patients with SARSCoV-2 related acute respiratory distress syndrome.

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


Letter to the Editor: The Importance of Universal Preprocedural Testing for the Novel Coronavirus 2019
From Critical Care Explorations. In this letter to the editor, the authors recommend universal preprocedural testing and other interventions to safeguard healthcare personnel and patients.

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


On initial assessment, how do you decide whether a patient should be admitted to the ward or to 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 May 27th, 2020.

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


Pediatric concerns: Symptoms, diagnosis and mortality
This presentation is an overview of symptoms, diagnosis and mortality concerns seen when treating pediatric patients with COVID-19. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing, Statistics, Supportive Care, 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


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-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


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


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 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 do you think the role of antibody testing is? How do you use it at your institution? Do you use it routinely for discharge? Is it used only for certain 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 July 8th, 2020.

coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing


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 your laboratory’s turnaround time for measuring interleukin-6? What is the average time frame within which ICU patients typically develop cytokine storm?
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, Diagnosis and Testing, Therapies


What strategies do you use for presenting patients who are asymptomatic?
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


Which COVID-19 diagnostic test provides the best results?
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, Diagnosis and Testing, Indications for Laboratory Testing