Does high-flow nasal cannula increase the risk of aerosolization more than a patient coughing?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.
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.
COVID-19 in Critically Ill Children: A Narrative Review of the Literature
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. In this article the authors review available literature on COVID019 in critically ill children and provide valuable insight into the clinical management of this disease, as well as information on preparedness activities that every PICU sh...
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 morbidit...
A Conceptual and Adaptable Approach to Hospital Preparedness for Acute Surge Events Due to Emerging Infectious Diseases
From Critical Care Explorations. This article addresses health care capacity strains and provides a framework for considering key resources during an acute surge event and an adaptable approach to the most common domains that should be addressed during the preparation for and ...
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).
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.
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 coronaviru...
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 C...
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.
Emerging Data on Co-Infections and Secondary Infections in Patients With COVID-19
This presentation is an overview of the emerging data on co-infections and secondary infections seen with COVID-19 patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.
Clinical Perspectives: The Front Lines
This webinar discusses COVID-19 cases from the front-line at the University of Nebraska Medical Center Recorded on: April 17, 2020
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).
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.
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.
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.
Proper Transport of Patients With COVID-19 Within the Hospital
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.
What is the current evidence for PPE recommendations and what are some of the conservation strategies being used?
What is the isolation protocol when patients test negative for COVID-19?