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Do you have any comments about patients on  clopidogrel who had COVID-19 and developed ischemic stroke secondary to embolic thrombosis?

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

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What is your recommendation on use of neuromuscular blockade?

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: 2:06 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Long Term Neurological Complications of COVID-19​

This resource details the long term neurolgical complication seen in COVID-19 patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

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Dysphagia in Patients With Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019—Potential Neurologic Etiologies

From Critical Care Explorations . In this case series, the authors investigate dysphagia in patients with severe coronavirus disease 2019.

   Estimated Time: 13:49 ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Portable Magnetic Resonance Imaging for ICU Patients

From Critical Care Explorations   In this case series of patients, the authors found use of portable MRI to be safe, feasible, and led to changes in clinical management based on imaging results.

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Corticosteroid Responsive Encephalopathy: Prolonged Coma in Patients Late in the Course of Dreadful Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection

From Critical Care Explorations. In this case report, the authors describe two cases of prolonged coma after weaning off sedation in severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 with rapid neurologic improvement shortly after high-dose corticosteroid regimen.

   Estimated Time: 08:33 min Case Presentations, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sedation

What is the practice in your institution for confusion, dementia, and mobilization in these 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 September 9, 2020.

   Estimated Time: 06:08 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Delirium

Quantification of Neurological Blood-Based Biomarkers in Critically Ill Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Explorations. In this study, the authors sought to provide an objective characterization of acute neurologic injury in critically ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019.

   Estimated Time: 23:50 min Clinical presentations, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Prevalence and Impact of Hyponatremia in Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 in New York City

From Critical Care Medicine.  In this study from New York, NY, the authors found that hyponatremia occurred in nearly a third of coronavirus disease 2019 patients, was an independent predictor of in-hospital mortality, and was associated with increased risk of encephalopathy ...

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Disseminated Multifocal Intracerebral Bleeding Events in Three Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation As Rescue Therapy

From Critical Care Explorations.  In this article, the authors describe three coronavirus disease 2019 patients suffering from acute respiratory distress syndrome under venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation therapy and tight anticoagulation monitoring presenting a no...

   Estimated Time: 9:00 ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO

Intracranial Pressure Dynamics and Cerebral Vasomotor Reactivity in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patient With Acute Encephalitis

From Critical Care Explorations. In this article, the authors describe the intracranial pressure dynamics and cerebral vasomotor reactivity in a coronavirus disease 2019 patient with acute encephalitis treated with cerebrospinal fluid drainage and therapeutic plasma exchange.

   Estimated Time: 11:40 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Myoclonus in Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Multicenter Case Series

From Critical Care Medicine. The authors describe the risk factors for and outcomes after myoclonus in a cohort of patients with coronavirus disease 2019.

   Estimated Time: 15:06 min Case Presentations, Coronavirus, COVID-19

EEG Changes Associated with COVID-19

An expert panel representing the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and the Neurocritical Care Society (NCS) teamed up to discuss cEEG monitoring and implementation of a cEEG program in COVID-19 patients, seizure detection, utility and treatment implications, along with ...

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How often do you see COVID-19-induced neuropathy in your patient population? How are you treating it?

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 8th, 2020.

   Estimated Time: 02:52 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

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.

   Estimated Time: 25:45 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

SCCM Pod-410 COVID-19 Neurologic Manifestations

Review neurologic manifestations of COVID-19 and other severe respiratory viral contagions (Robinson C, et al. Crit Care Explor. 2020;2:e0107).