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How should the decision be made as to whether a negative pressure isolation room is needed versus less strict forms of environmental controls?
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, Infection Control


How to approach treating pain in patients with COVID-19
This presentation provides an overview of the types of strategies for approaching the A Element (Pain) of the ICU Liberation Bundle in patients with COVID-19. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ICU Liberation


How to enhance sleep in patients with 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, ICU Liberation


How were non-ICU nurses brought up to speed to care for patients that overflowed from 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 June 10th, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Resource Allocation


How would you describe the overall big picture of oxygen therapies?
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, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care


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


ICU and Ventilator Mortality Among Critically Ill Adults With Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Medicine. To help address the growing concern that critical illness, and specifically mechanical ventilation, are associated with a high risk of death, the authors conducted a retrospective cohort study of critically ill patients with COVID-19 across their academic health system.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


ICU Guide for Airway Management in COVID-19 Patients
This is a quick airway management resource guide for treating COVID-19 patients . This is a community developed COVID-19 microlearning resource.

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


ICU Preparedness Checklist
COVID-19 Checklist. This checklist can be used to help prepare your institution during the COVID-19 surge.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness


ICU Readiness Assessment: We Are Not Prepared for COVID-19
SCCM COVID-19 Report. Nearly 5,000 U.S. intensive care unit (ICU) clinicians say that their ICUs are not prepared for the potential onslaught of COVID-19 patients. According to the Society of Critical Care Medicine's (SCCM) ICU Readiness Assessment Report, their specific concerns range from shortages of supplies and staff, patient surge and overcrowding, and personal protective equipment.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness


ICU vs. PICU Liberation: Same Goals, Different Tools
This presentation discusses the difference in ICU and PICU liberation to implement the ICU Liberation Bundle in patients with COVID-19. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ICU Liberation


If heated high-flow nasal cannula is not available, can continuous positive airway pressure with nasal pillows be used instead?
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


Imaging in COVID-19:​ When to Perform CT and Radiography
This presentation covers imaging concerns for COVID-19 patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Scanning


Implications of Obesity for the Management of Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pneumonia
From Critical Care Medicine. The authors report on their experience from their first 44 cases of 95 COVID-19 critically ill patients and analyze the link between obesity and this new form of 96 ARDS caused by the SARS-CoV-2 with its potential implications for patients' management.

Coinfections, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support


In the first phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, when pediatric ICUs were turned into medical ICUs, how did the pediatric intensive care community manage adult 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, Pediatrics


In Time of Plague: Healthcare Literacy During a Pandemic
This presentation is an overview of why health literacy considerations are important when communicating with COVID-19 patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Communication, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism in Critically Ill Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients Receiving Prophylactic Anticoagulation
From Critical Care Medicine. Deep venous thrombosis is very common in critically ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019, so the authors describe the prevalence of venous thromboembolism in critically ill patients receiving different regimens of prophylactic anticoagulation.

Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19


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


Initial Management of Hypoxic COVID-19 Patients
COVID-19 SSC Guidelines Infographic. This rapid resource is aligned with the SSC COVID-19 Guidelines.

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


International Survey to Establish Prioritized Outcomes for Trials in People With Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Medicine. The author set out to generate a consensus-based, prioritized list of outcomes for coronavirus disease 2019 trials.

Clinical Trials, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Intracranial Pressure Dynamics and Cerebral Vasomotor Reactivity in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patient With Acute Encephalitis
From Critical Care Explorations. In this article, the authors describe the intracranial pressure dynamics and cerebral vasomotor reactivity in a coronavirus disease 2019 patient with acute encephalitis treated with cerebrospinal fluid drainage and therapeutic plasma exchange.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


Intubated and Nonintubated Patients: Which COVID-19-Positive Patients Should be Treated With Corticosteroids?
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.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Intubation, Supportive Care, Therapies


Intubation Medications/Sedation Requirements for Intubating COVID-19 Patient - Infographic
This resource is an infographic that details intubation medications and sedation requirement for intubating COVID-19 patients. This is a community developed COVID-19 microlearning resource.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sedation, Supportive Care


Is a specialized crash cart being developed?
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


Is Noninvasive Ventilation Aerosol Producing? Is There a Risk?
This presentation covers infection control concerns when using NIV for COVID-19 patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Aerosol-Generating Procedures, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Intubation, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


Is the COVID-19 disease process more similar to high-altitude pulmonary edema than to classic acute respiratory distress syndrome?
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.

ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Is there a relationship between the development of sepsis, the development of COVID-19, and subsequent mortality?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19


Is there a threshold for D-dimer or fibrinogen levels to determine therapeutic doses of anticoagulation without a definitive diagnosis of venous thromboembolism?
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


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


Is there any role for steroids in treating cytokine storm 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, Therapies


Is there concern about an increase in post-intensive care syndrome because of the limitations enacted to keep people safe from 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 June 10th, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ICU Liberation


Joint Statement of the Critical Care Society Collaborative to the US Congress and the Trump Administration
COVID-19 - SCCM Joint Statement. Production and distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE) and life-saving equipment.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, PPE, Ventilatory Support


Just-in-Time Simulation to Guide Workflow Design for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Difficult Airway Management
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Integration of table-top planning, in situ simulations, and debriefing of real COVID19 cases can enhance planning, training, job aids, and feasible policies/procedures that address human factors, team communication, equipment choice, and patient/provider safety in the COVID19 pandemic era.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


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 Editor: In Response to "Coagulopathy of Coronavirus Disease 2019"
From Critical Care Medicine. This Letter to the Editor is in response to the article "Coagulopathy of Coronavirus 2019" by Iba et a.

Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Letter to the Editor: Barrier Techniques to Reduce Aerosolization During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
From Critical Care Explorations. The authors developed additional modifications to the suggested guidelines to further protect providers from unnecessary aerosolization; it illustrates a sample protocol for provider safety during advanced cardiovascular life support in the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control


Letter to the Editor: Barrier Techniques to Reduce Aerosolization During Extubation
From Critical Care Explorations. The authors describe a barrier technique during extubation which contained aerosolized particulates into a non-rebreather mask at time of extubation. The authors believe their protocol allows providers to perform extubations while minimizing exposure to aerosolized particles.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, Supportive Care


Letter to the Editor: Concerns About the Timing and Settings of Initiating Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Patients With Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pneumonia
From Critical Care Medicine. In this Letter to the Editor, the author respond to an article by Yang et al about COVID and ECMO.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO


Letter to the Editor: Coronavirus Disease 2019: Understanding Immunopathogenesis Is the “Holy Grail” to Explain Why Children Have Less Severe Acute Disease
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. In this letter to the editor, the authors state that the understanding of the immunopathogenesis of SARS-CoV-2 infection is important not only to understand the epidemiologic and age-related differences in COVID-19, but it is critical for the identification of appropriate treatment, as well as for the development of a highly immunogenic vaccine with low risk of antibody dependent enhancement.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, pediatrics, Statistics


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: Evidence of Steroids in Patients With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Explorations. A letter to the editor in response to Villar et al. article on corticosteroids and COVID-19.

ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


Letter to the Editor: Factors Associated With Pulmonary Embolism Among Coronavirus Disease 2019 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
From Critical Care Explorations. To do better understand the risk factors associated with pulmonary embolism in patients with COVID-19, the authors performed a post hoc analysis from the COVADIS project, a multicenter observational study gathering 21 ICUs from France and Belgium.

ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Letter to the Editor: Optimizing the Risk-Benefit Balance of Thromboprophylaxis in Critically Ill Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Medicine. This Letter to the Editor is in response to an article by Iba et al. (Coagulopathy of Coronavirus Disease 2019) and discusses dosing recommendations of low molecular weight heparin.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, 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


Letter to the Editor: The Role of Lung Ultrasound in Diagnosis and Follow-Up of Children With Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. In this letter to the editor, the authors respond to an article by Ong et al. and recommend lung ultrasound in children with COVID-19 as a means of improving outcomes.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pediatrics, Ultrasound


Letter to the Editor: The Role of the Pediatric Intensivist in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic
From Pediatric Intensive Care Medicine. In this letter to the editor, the authors explore the role of pediatric intensivists, as highly-skilled professionals, in the care of critically ill adults. With adequate guidance by professional societies and adult intensivists, pediatric critical care physicians can provide valuable assistance in the current pandemic and in potential COVID-19 epidemic waves to come.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pediatrics


Letter to the Editor: Thromboprophylaxis in Critically Ill Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients
From Critical Care Explorations. In this Letter to the Editor, the authors report their adapted thromboprophylaxis practice of low-molecular-weight heparin administration in coronavirus disease 2019 ICU patients.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


Letter to the Editor: Ultrasound Teleguidance to Reduce Healthcare Worker Exposure to Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Explorations. The authors illustrate a proof of concept application of teleguidance to ultrasound-guided bedside procedures as an example of an innovative solution that has been used at their institution to maximize patient and provider safety in the COVID-19 era.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control


Leveraging Tele-Critical Care Capabilities for Clinical Trial Consent
From Critical Care Explorations. In this article, the authors share their experience with a patient with severe COVID-19 who was admitted to a clinical trial of an investigational COVID-19 therapeutic using video-telecommunication to obtain informed consent.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Telemedicine


Lista de Verificacion de Preparacion de la UCI
COVID-19 Checklist (Spanish Version). This checklist can be used to help prepare your institution during the COVID-19 surge.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness


Management of Patients with COVID-19 and ARDS
COVID-19 SSC Guidelines Infographic. This rapid resource is aligned with the SSC COVID-19 Guidelines.

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


Managing Shortages: Principles of Allocation in Crisis Situations
This presentation covers how to ethically manage shortages and resource allocations. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Resource Allocation


Managing Staff Burnout During a Pandemic
This presentation is an overview of proper staff preparation during a pandemic to help avoid burnout. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Communication, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Mental Health


Managing Stress and Coping with COVID-19
This resource covers managing stress and coping strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a community developed COVID-19 microlearning resource.

Community Developed, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Mental Health


Managing Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Extenuating circumstances call for extraordinary coping. During this webcast, James C. Jackson, PsyD, and Megan Hosey, PhD, described common mental health symptoms that clinicians may experience during this crisis.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Mental Health


Mechanical Ventilation During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: Combating the Tsunami of Misinformation From Mainstream and Social Media
From Critical Care Medicine. The editorial authors discuss the role of mainstream and social media in creating the narrative that intubation and mechanical ventilation were "the cause of suboptimal outcomes" for critically ill COVID-19 patients, without accounting for hospital staffing and equipment shortages.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support


Medical Nutrition Therapy for COVID-19-Quick Guide
This resource is a quick guide on medical nutrition therapy for COVID-19 patients. This is a community developed COVID-19 microlearning resource.

Community Developed, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Nutrition


Misinformation During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak: How Knowledge Emerges From Noise
From Critical Care Explorations. This review summaries the many potential sources of information that clinicians turn to during pandemic illness, the challenges associated with performing methodologically sound research in this setting and potential approaching to conducting well done research during a health crisis.

Coronavirus, COVID-19


Myoclonus in Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Multicenter Case Series
From Critical Care Medicine. The authors describe the risk factors for and outcomes after myoclonus in a cohort of patients with coronavirus disease 2019.

Case Presentations, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Nationwide Incidence and Outcomes of Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 Requiring Intensive Care in Iceland
From Critical Care Medicine. In this study from Iceland, which had early adoption of widespread testing, the authors report a lower overall ratio of ICU admissions for coronavirus disease 2019 among severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 positive patients and a lower hospital mortality for patients treated in the ICU for coronavirus disease 2019 compared with initial reports from Italy and China.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Statistics


Neurologic Manifestations of Severe Respiratory Viral Contagions
From Critical Care Explorations. The authors discuss the neurologic manifestations of severe viral respiratory infections including coronavirus, influenza, respiratory syncytial virus, metapneumovirus, and enterovirus.

Coronavirus, COVID-19


Non-FDA Approved Respirators
This presentation is an overview of the use of non-FDA approved respirators when treating COVID-19 patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, PPE


Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation: Guidance for COVID-19 Associated Respiratory Failure
This presentation is an overview of non-invasive positive pressure ventilation use for COVID-19 patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

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


Nutrition Support for Critically Ill Patients with COVID-19 Disease:​ Top 10 Key Recommendations
This presentation is an overview of proper nutrition recommendations approved by SCCM and ASPEN for COVID-19 patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, Nutrition


Nutrition Therapy in the Patient with COVID-19 Disease Requiring ICU Care
Nutrition recommendations for caring for the critically ill patient with COVID-19. Joint Recommendations from SCCM and ASPEN.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, Nutrition


Obesity and the Risk of Intubation or Death in Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Medicine. In the study, obesity was an independent risk factor for intubation or death.

Comorbidities, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support


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


Online Letter to the Editor: Bronchiolitis and Potential Pathophysiological Implications in Coronavirus Disease 2019 ARDS Patients With Near-Normal Respiratory Compliance
From Critical Care Medicine. The authors share the following opinions on the recruitment-response COVID-19 ARDS patients, 1) bronchiolitis, in a histologic context, is a plausible pathophysiological mechanism, and 2) a simple bedside physiologic test could potentially determine recruitment potential in resource-limited settings.

ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care


Online Letter to the Editor: Coronavirus Disease 2019: Withdrawing Mechanical Ventilation to Reallocate Life Support Under Crisis Standards of Care-Nonequivalence of the Equivalence Thesis
From Critical Care Medicine. The authors look at Sprung et al. article ("Adult ICU Triage During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: Who Will Live and Who Will Die? Recommendations to Improve Survival" and the question: Is it ever ethical to remove a ventilator from a patient in order to reallocate it to another we believe would derive more benefit from it?

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support


Pandemic Preparation: Assessing Readiness for a Pandemic Infection
This presentation is an overview of proper preparation for the COVID-19 pandemic. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness


Pandemic-Related Submissions: The Challenge of Discerning Signal Amidst Noise
From Critical Care Medicine. The editors of Critical Care Medicine discuss the challenge during current pandemic of discerning data from anecdote, information from observation, and ultimately signal amidst noise.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness


Patient & Family Communication
This presentation is an overview of communicating strategies for dealing with COVID-19 patients and their families. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Communication, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Paved With Good Intentions: Hospital Visitation Restrictions in the Age of Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Using their experience in a pediatric intensive care unit, the authors surveyed the shortcomings of current visitation restrictions.

Communication, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Pediatric Case Presentation
This presentation is a COVID-19 pediatric case from the front-lines. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Case Presentations, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pediatrics


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


Pediatric Critical Care Medicine in the COVID-19 Pandemic
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. A foreword from the editors of PCCM about COVID-19 and the journal.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pediatrics


Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome
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 13, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pediatrics


Pediatric Resuscitation Practices During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The authors conducted a survey and found that most U.S. pediatric institutions rapidly adapted their resuscitation systems and practices in response to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, pediatrics, Supportive Care


Percutaneous Tracheostomy With Apnea During Coronavirus Disease 2019 Era: A Protocol and Brief Report of Cases
From Critical Care Explorations. The authors sought to modify their current procedure for performing percutaneous tracheostomy to minimize aerosolization in hopes that it would help reduce exposure to staff involved. They concluded that percutaneous tracheostomy performed with apnea protocol may help minimize aerosolization, reducing risk of exposure of COVID19 to staff.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care


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


Pharmacologic Therapies,​ Available and Investigational,​ for COVID-19
This presentation is an overview of pharmacological therapies that are available and investigational for COVID-19 patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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/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 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 hydroxychloroquine continue to be prescribed, and if so, in which 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, Therapies


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


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


Strategic National Stockpile
This presentation gives a brief overview of ventilators in the strategic national stockpile. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care, 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 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 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 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 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 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


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


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 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, 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


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


Using Interfron When Treating COVID-19
This presentation is an overview of interferon use for COVID-19 patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Clinical Trials, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care, Therapies


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


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


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 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 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 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 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 promising therapies 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 Question and Answer Webcast Series - Webcast 2 held on April 10, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies


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 the uses of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin for treatment, is there any role for them for prophylaxis, and when should they be used?
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 are your experiences in caring for patients who test positive for COVID-19?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Clinical presentations, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness


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 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 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 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 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 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 best way to flatten the curve? How do you enforce social distancing when rounding in an 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 Question and Answer Webcast Series - Webcast 2 held on April 10, 2020.

Communication, Coronavirus, COVID-19


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


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