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COVID-19 Vaccination in Pregnant Individuals​

This resource details vaccinating pregnant patients for COVID-19. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

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Online Letter to the Editor: Is “Mega-Dose” IV Vitamin C Required for Septic and Critical Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients?

From Critical Care Medicine . This online letter to the editor was written in response to “Reversal of the Pathophysiological Responses to Gram-Negative Sepsis by Megadose Vitamin C” by Lankadeva et al

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Online Letter to the Editor: Plasmapheresis Efficiency in Coronavirus Disease 2019: More Related to What You Add and Not What You Take Away?

From Critical Care Medicine . This is an online Letter to the Editor in response to the article by Fernandez et al. “Plasma Exchange: An Effective Rescue Therapy in Critically Ill Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infection.”

Standard Sedation and Sedation With Isoflurane in Mechanically Ventilated Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Explorations . The authors describe sedative and analgesic drug utilization in a cohort of critically ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019 and compare standard sedation with an alternative approach using inhaled isoflurane.

   Estimated Time: 13:28 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sedation, Ventilatory Support

What is the role of ivermectin in the treatment of 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 February 24, 2021

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Which populations should be anticoagulated? What is the procedure for anticoagulation and how long should it take?

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: 3:06 Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19

How will the new COVID-19 variants affect the vaccination strategy?

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: 2:43 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Vaccines

When are steroids indicated for COVID-19? What is the appropriate dosage and duration?

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 the current role of tocilizumab?

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: 3:50 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Can children be anticoagulated or only adults?

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: 1:41 Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Can antiplatelets be administered at the same time as anticoagulation in 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 February 24, 2021

   Estimated Time: 2:06 Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19

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

   Estimated Time: 3:06 Coronavirus, COVID-19

What outcomes are expected with the new COVID-19 vaccines?

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: 4:50 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Vaccines

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

The Role of Aspirin for the Treatment of SARS-CoV-2

This resource details the role of aspirin when treating COVID-19 patients.

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Baricitinib- The Second ACTT​

This resource details ultilizing baricitinib when treating COVID-19 patients.

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SCCM’s 50th Critical Care Congress: Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 Guidelines Therapeutics Update

From SCCM's 50th Critical Care Congress. Learn more about the guidelines therapeutics update and the methodology and its application to public health emergencies.

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

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CDC Resources: Pharmacology

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 Pharmacology

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Is there a Role for Angiotensin II in COVID-19 Patients with Shock?​

This resource details how angiotensin II can used for COVID-19 patients with shock. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

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