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Altered Heart Rate Variability Early in ICU Admission Differentiates Critically Ill Coronavirus Disease 2019 and All-Cause Sepsis Patients

From Critical Care Explorations  In this descriptive statistical study, heart rate variability measures were found to be statistically different across critically ill patients infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 and distinct from bacterial sepsis.

   Estimated Time: 28:50 min Cardiovascular, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis

CHEST Resource: Pulmonary Thrombosis and Thromboembolism in COVID-19

In this review, the epidemiologic and pathophysiologic features, diagnosis, and treatment of COVID-19 pulmonary thrombosis and thromboembolism are discussed.

   Estimated Time: Coronavirus, COVID-19

CHEST Resource: Post intensive Care Syndrome (PICS)

Infographic: Symptoms, Risk Factors, Screening, Recovery Programs

   Estimated Time: Coronavirus, COVID-19, PICS

CHEST Resource: COVID-19 and Risk of VTE in Ethnically Diverse Populations

Research Question: Does the rate of VTE among adults hospitalized with COVID-19 differ from matched hospitalized control participants without COVID-19?

   Estimated Time: Coronavirus, COVID-19

CHEST Resource: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the COVID-19 Era

COVID in Focus: Perspectives on the Literature. Brief summary and highlights specific studies in the COVID-19 literature is a curated review of key information and literature about this topic. It is not comprehensive of all data related to this subject.

   Estimated Time: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Arterial Ischemia in COVID-19; Is Ischemic Stroke More Prevalent with COVID?

Dr. Daniel Temas from Prisma Health will present a case study presentation.  Paul Nyquist, MD,  from MPH, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will provide an update on Stroke literature related to COVID and speak to thrombosis and Ischemic stroke impact.  Curric...

   Estimated Time: 38:15 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, STOP VIRUS

Vascular Thrombosis in Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 Requiring Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: A Multicenter Study

From Critical Care Medicine . In this Clinical Investigation the authors conducted a multicenter study using whole-body CT to examine the prevalence, severity, and nature of vascular complications in coronavirus disease 2019 in comparison with patients with other viral pneumo...

   Estimated Time: 24:06 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO

Online Letter to the Editor: Right Ventricular Dysfunction and Its Association With Mortality in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Do Not Focus on Not Reliable Markers

From Critical Care Medicine . This is an Online Letter to the Editor written in response to Right Ventricular Dysfunction and Its Association With Mortality in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome by Chotalia et al.

   Estimated Time: 03:33 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Online Letter to the Editor: The Intriguing, Still Undercovered, Clinical Role of Echocardiography in Critically Ill Coronavirus Disease Patients

From Critical Care Medicine . This Online Letter to the Editor was written in response to an article by  Chotalia et al. entitled “Right ventricular dysfunction and its association with mortality in coronavirus disease 2019 acute respiratory distress syndrome.”

   Estimated Time: 03:16 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing

Can you provide some insight on indications for ECMO and any other insights on ECMO in terms of management or 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 11, 2021

   Estimated Time: 07:07 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO

How do you perform advanced cardiovascular life support on a patient with COVID-19 who has a cardiac arrest? How does this apply to hemodynamic instability and vasopressor strategies?

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 14, 2021

   Estimated Time: 04:31 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support

VTE and COVID-19; Anti-Xa Monitoring in VTE Prophylaxis: Is There a Role?

Controversies in VTE Prophylaxsis; Xa Monitoring for VTE Prophylaxis. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content. Curriculum Topic:  Cardiovascular Complications: Venous Thromboembolism, Myocarditis, and Shock

   Estimated Time: 48:07 min Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19, STOP VIRUS

Editorial: Coronavirus Disease 2019: There Is a Heart Between the Lungs

From Critical Care Medicine . This Editorial was written in response to the article by Chotalia et al. “Right Ventricular Dysfunction and Its Association With Mortality in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.”

   Estimated Time: 10:13 min Cardiovascular, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing

If a patient develops hypotension in the emergency department, how should this be addressed?

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 12th, 2021

   Estimated Time: 4:38 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

CDC Resources: Cardiovascular

SCCM’s COVID-19 Rapid Resource Center now links to pertinent content from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These resources are categorized as Cardiovascular

   Estimated Time: Comorbidities, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Can you expand on the use of anticoagulation in patients who have been diagnosed 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 May 12th, 2021

   Estimated Time: 2:21 min Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19

A Multicenter Evaluation of Survival After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients

From Critical Care Explorations .  In-hospital cardiac arrest survival among coronavirus disease 2019 patients has been reported to range from 0% to 12% -- significantly lower than reported prepandemic in-hospital cardiac arrest survival rates of approximately 20% to 25% in t...

   Estimated Time: 20:35 min Cardiovascular, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Acute Cardiac Injury in Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Other Viral Infections—A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

From Critical Care Medicine . In this review article, the authors compared the rates of cardiac injury by angiotensin converting enzyme-2–binding viruses from viruses that do not bind to angiotensin-converting enzyme-2.

   Estimated Time: 24:17 min Cardiovascular, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Should anticoagulation or antiplatelet therapy be used for patients with COVID-19? Should these patients be empirically anticoagulated? How is your institution handling this?

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 March 10, 2021

   Estimated Time: 3mins 59 secs Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Anticoagulation Therapy in Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019: Results From a Multicenter International Prospective Registry (Health Outcome Predictive Evaluation for Corona Virus Disease 2019 [HOPE-COVID19])

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors evaluate the efficacy of anticoagulation in coronavirus disease 2019 hospitalized patients and its impact on survival.

   Estimated Time: 19:18 min Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19