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Category: Infection

Determining Cause of Death During Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic

From Critical Care Explorations . In this single-center study, the authors found that the majority of deaths in severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2–positive hospitalized patients were related to a typical or atypical presentation of coronavirus disease 2019 disease.

   Estimated Time: 16:36 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Post-Acute COVID-19 Syndrome

This resource details Post-Acute COVID-19 Syndrome (PASC). This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

   Estimated Time: 3 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Post COVID-19

Editorial: Convalescent Plasma and Coronavirus Disease 2019: Time for Reassessment

From Critical Care Medicine . In this Editorial, the wonder if the use of convalescent plasma needs to be further whittled to an even smaller subset of patients and ultimately whether there is even a practical role for this therapy in the treatment of COVID-19 particularly in...

   Estimated Time: 9:21 min Convalescent Plasma Therapy, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Convalescent Plasma Versus Standard Plasma in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infected Hospitalized Patients in New York: A Double-Blind Randomized Trial

From Critical Care Medicine . In this study, the authors found that administration of convalescent plasma to hospitalized patients with coronavirus disease 2019 infection increased antibodies to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus disease 2 but was not associated wi...

   Estimated Time: 27:41 min Convalescent Plasma Therapy, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Editorial: Be Careful and Protect Yourself, It Is in the Air

From Critical Care Medicine . In this editorial, the authors discuss hospital staff safety in the article "Transmission of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 1 and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 During Aerosol-Generating Procedures in Critical Care...

   Estimated Time: 06:19 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, PPE, Risk of Transmission

Early Tocilizumab Dosing Is Associated With Improved Survival in Critically Ill Patients Infected With Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2

From Critical Care Explorations . The authors identify the most efficacious timing for tocilizumab administration in critically ill patients infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2.

   Estimated Time: 12:49 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Characteristics of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 Infection and Comparison With Influenza in Children Admitted to U.K. PICUs

From Critical Care Explorations . The authors describe the nationwide U.K. PICU experience of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 infection during the first wave of the pandemic and compare this with the critical care course of the 2019 influenza cohort.

   Estimated Time: 24:39 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, pediatrics

Awake Self-Proning in COVID-19 ARDS

This resource details methods for awake self-proning for COVID-19 patients with ARDS. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

   Estimated Time: 5:50 ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Proning

Infection Control from the ED to the ICU: Triage to Transport

The care of patients with COVID-19 requires careful steps for preventing infection of staff and other patients throughout the continuum care from the emergency department to the ICU. This webinar consisted of an expert panel discussion of questions and case studies that addres...

   Estimated Time: 1:19:10 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, PPE, Transport

Infographic: Infection Control from the Emergency Department to the ICU

This infographic resource details best practices to mitigate infection control from the ED to the ICU. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

   Estimated Time: 2:00 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, PPE, Transport

What is the most appropriate treatment for patients (both inpatients and outpatients) who have a positive polymerase chain reaction test but no symptoms?

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 February 24, 2021

   Estimated Time: 1:53 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing

What are the recommendations for protection of healthcare professionals who perform aerosolized procedures?

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 February 24, 2021

   Estimated Time: 2:45 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control

SCCM’s 50th Critical Care Congress: COVID-19: Global Voices and Perspectives

From SCCM's 50th Critical Care Congress. Critical care professionals from around the world shared their thoughts and perspectives on COVID-19.

   Estimated Time: 26:26 Case Presentations, Coronavirus, COVID-19

SCCM’s 50th Critical Care Congress: Public Health Crises: From Measles to COVID-19

From SCCM's 50th Critical Care Congress. New York State Health Commissioner Howard A. Zucker, MD, JD, FCCM, discuss public health directives and policies that have proven effective at managing dangerous spikes in hospitalizations during New York State’s response to recent meas...

   Estimated Time: 21:51 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness

IDSA Resources: Pharmacology

SCCM’s COVID-19 Rapid Resource Center now links to pertinent content from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) COVID-19 Real-Time Learning Network. These resources are categorized as Pharmacology

   Estimated Time: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies, Vaccines, Virology

IDSA Resources: Infection

SCCM’s COVID-19 Rapid Resource Center now links to pertinent content from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) COVID-19 Real-Time Learning Network. These resources are categorized as Infection

ACEP COVID-19 Resource: COVID-19 Field Guide

This is a link to an ACEP COVID-19 external resource entitled, "The American College of Emergency Physicians Guide to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)."

   Estimated Time: Coronavirus, COVID-19

Core Outcome Measures for Trials in People With Coronavirus Disease 2019: Respiratory Failure, Multiorgan Failure, Shortness of Breath, and Recovery

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors sought to establish the core outcome measures for respiratory failure, multiple organ failure, shortness of breath, recovery, and mortality for trials in coronavirus disease 2019.

   Estimated Time: 33:05 Clinical Trials, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis

Antibiotic Stewardship Crisis during COVID-19

This resource covers antimicrobial stewardship concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

   Estimated Time: 10:51 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control

CDC Resources: Infection

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 Infection