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What strategies are best for appropriate sedation, pain control, and ventilator compliance?

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: 04:20 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

What are some of the best strategies for ventilating 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 14, 2021

   Estimated Time: 02:46 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

What is the best advice you can give a resident starting in the ICU who is going to will be caring for 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 July 14, 2021

   Estimated Time: 02:05 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

What is your approach to treatment and management now that more people have been vaccinated?

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: 02:02 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

When is the most appropriate time to administer antibiotics versus targeted therapy, (e.g., a gastrointestinal source) for a patient with cyclical fevers? What is your approach to antibiotics for a patient 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 July 14, 2021

   Estimated Time: 04:08 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

What strategies do you use to prevent intubation?

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: 06:02 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Intubation

COVID-19 Pandemic Lessons - Infographic

This inforgraphic details some of the lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic. Presented virtually at the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Critical Care Congress; January 31, 2021.

   Estimated Time: 01:00 min Clinical presentations, Coinfections, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Editorial: Severe COVID-19 and Stroke—Another Piece in the Puzzle

From Critical Care Medicine . In this Editorial, the authors discuss an article by Cho et al. entitled “Ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke among critically ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019: An international multicenter coronavirus disease 2019 critical care consortium ...

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Online Letter to the Editor: The Limitations of Standardized Mortality Ratios for Coronavirus Disease 2019 ICU Patients

From Critical Care Medicine . In this Online Letter to the Editor, the authors discuss the article by Higgins et al. entitled “Coronavirus Disease 2019 ICU Patients Have Higher-Than-Expected Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation-Adjusted Mortality and Length of Stay ...

   Estimated Time: 04:05 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Natriuretic Peptide Levels and Clinical Outcomes Among Patients Hospitalized With Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infection

From Critical Care Explorations . In this study, the authors hypothesized that pro-B-type natriuretic peptide level would be associated with mortality and clinical outcomes in hospitalized coronavirus disease 2019 patients.

   Estimated Time: 15:09 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Methylprednisolone and 60 Days in Hospital Survival in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pneumonia

From Critical Care Explorations . In this study, the authors found that low-dose methylprednisolone was associated with reduced mortality if given greater than 7 days from onset of symptoms, and no additional benefit greater than 14 days; high dose was associated with higher ...

   Estimated Time: 27:10 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Outcomes of Mechanically Ventilated Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Medicine . In this study, the authors reported that most patients with coronavirus disease 2019 transferred to two Chicago-area long-term acute care hospitals successfully weaned from prolonged mechanical ventilation.

   Estimated Time: 22:35 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Mortality Among Noncoronavirus Disease 2019 Critically Ill Patients Attributable to the Pandemic in France

From Critical Care Medicine . In this study, the authors found that in hospital units with moderate or high levels of coronavirus disease 2019 critically ill patients, noncoronavirus disease deaths were at higher levels.

   Estimated Time: 13:02 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Body Mass Index and Mortality in Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Other Diseases: A Cohort Study in 35,506 ICU Patients

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors concluded that, the obesity paradox, which is the inverse J-shaped association between BMI and mortality in critically ill patients, is not present in critically ill patients with COVID-19–related respiratory failure in contrast to no...

   Estimated Time: 26:57 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke Among Critically Ill Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019: An International Multicenter Coronavirus Disease 2019 Critical Care Consortium Study

From Critical Care Medicine . In an international registry of ICU patients with coronavirus disease 2019, stroke was infrequent. Hemorrhagic stroke, but not ischemic stroke, was associated with increased mortality. Further, both hemorrhagic stroke and ischemic stroke were ass...

   Estimated Time: 27:39 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Trends in ICU Mortality From Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Tale of Three Surges

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors sought to determine the association between time period of hospitalization and hospital mortality among critically ill adults with coronavirus disease 2019.

   Estimated Time: 28:02 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Editorial: The Role of the Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Following Critical Illness—Has the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic Demonstrated Their Usefulness or Emphasized Their Downside?

From Critical Care Medicine . This Editorial accompanies the article “Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Outcomes of Mechanically Ventilated Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019’ by Saad et al.

   Estimated Time: 07:37 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Editorial: Quantifying the Burden of Viral Sepsis During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic and Beyond

From Critical Care Medicine . This Editorial accompanies the article “Coronavirus Disease 2019 as a Cause of Viral Sepsis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis” by Karakike et al.

   Estimated Time: 09:19 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis

Coronavirus Disease 2019 as Cause of Viral Sepsis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors report that that majority of coronavirus disease 2019 patients hospitalized in the ICU meet Sepsis-3 criteria and present infection-associated organ dysfunction. 

   Estimated Time: 47:42 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis

Trends in 28-Day Mortality of Critical Care Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 in United Kingdom: A National Cohort Study, March 2020 to January 2021

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors sought to determine whether the previously described trend of improving mortality in people with coronavirus disease 2019 in critical care during the first wave was maintained, plateaued, or reversed during the second wave in United K...

   Estimated Time: 16:08 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Statistics