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Tag: Triage

Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II Score as a Predictor of Hospital Mortality in Patients of Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Medicine. In this article, APACHE II score was identified to be an effective clinical tool to predict mortality in COVID-19 patients compared with SOFA score and CURB65 score.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Triage


Adult ICU Triage During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: Who Will Live and Who Will Die? Recommendations to Improve Survival
From Critical Care Medicine. The authors discuss the major issues related to ICU triage and try to give recommendations where appropriate but also give different choices for certain issues for countries based on what is best for them.

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


Alternative Analgesic and Sedative Agents in the Setting of Drug Shortages during the COVID19 Pandemic
This resources detail how to manage drug shortages for alternative analgesics and sedagent agents. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

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


Analgesic, Sedative, and Paralytic Strategies in COVID-19 Patients During Critical Shortages
This presentation provides an overview of strategies for triaging analgesic, sedative, and paralytic agents patients with COVID-19. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sedation, Therapies, Triage


Caring for Critically Ill Adults in PICUs Is Not "Child's Play"
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Editorial by authors that led the Pediatric Emergency Mass Critical Care Task Force and 2014 Task Force for Mass Critical Care.

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


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.

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


Editorial - Coronavirus Disease 2019 Triage Teams: Death by Numbers
From Critical Care Medicine. An editorial associated with Sprung et al. article ("Adult Intensive care unit triage during the COVID-19 pandemic - Who will live and who will die? Recommendations to improve survival"), stating that the concept of the triage committee has disturbing flaws.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Triage


Editorial: Finding the Right Ethical Framework for PICU Resource Allocation During a Pandemic
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. An editorial in response to an article by Killien et al. on resource "Prediction of Pediatric Critical Care Resource Utilization for Disaster Triage," noting that, although uniform use of the version of PELOD-2 proposed by Killien et al. won’t eliminate all variation from resource allocation strategies, finding any common ground in resource triage schemes is an important first step.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pediatrics, Triage


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 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 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 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