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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...

   Estimated Time: 15:27 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care

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.

   Estimated Time: 08:13 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing, Infection Control

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Coronavirus Disease 2019-Induced Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Multicenter Descriptive Study

From Critical Care Medicine. This study aims to summarize the clinical features, ECMO characteristics, and outcomes of patients with SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia receiving ECMO. The authors conclude ECMO might be an effective salvage treatment for patients with SARS27 CoV-2 pneumonia ...

   Estimated Time: 18:28 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO

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 disturb...

   Estimated Time: 08:30 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Triage

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.

   Estimated Time: 02:39 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pediatrics, Ultrasound

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Pediatric Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019–Related Illness

From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The authors describe current hospital guidelines and the opinions of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation leaders at U.S. children’s hospitals concerning the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for coronavirus disease 2019–positive ...

   Estimated Time: 11:44 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO

Frequency of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Use Early in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic

From Critical Care Explorations. The authors reviewed the available literature to understand the frequency of continuous renal replacement therapy use among patients with coronavirus disease 2019 who required intensive care.

   Estimated Time: 08:32 min AKI/Renal, Coronavirus, COVID-19

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.

Creative Approaches for Early Mobility in Patients with COVID-19

This presentation provides an overview of the types of strategies for approaching the E Element (Early Mobility) of the ICU Liberation Bundle in patients with COVID-19. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

   Estimated Time: 05:20 min 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.

   Estimated Time: 04:30 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, ICU Liberation, Therapies

How can clinicians help patients transition through the ICU and other parts of the hospital to home?

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.

   Estimated Time: 04:57 min Communication, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

How can clinicians foster communication between patients and their families?

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.

   Estimated Time: 08:15 min Communication, Coronavirus, COVID-19

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.

   Estimated Time: 04:15 min Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

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.

   Estimated Time: 02:18 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Are there any updates on using steroids to treat 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.

   Estimated Time: 03:56 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

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.

   Estimated Time: 09:31 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care, Therapies

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.

What is the role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in 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.

   Estimated Time: 02:15 min Comorbidities, Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO, Hemodynamic Support

Coronavirus Disease in Children

This presentation covers treating COVID-19 in pediatric patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

   Estimated Time: 09:42 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pediatrics

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.

   Estimated Time: 57:54 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Triage