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Category: Pharmacology

Strategies During NeuroMuscular Blocking Agent (NMBA) Shortages

This presentation covers how to manage neuromuscular blocking agent (NMBA) shortages. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

   Estimated Time: 04:36 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sedation, Therapies

Can you discuss coagulability issues?

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 May 13th, 2020.

   Estimated Time: 06:47 min Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Coagulopathy of Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Medicine. Recent studies have reported a high incidence of thrombotic events in COVID-19. However, the significance of thromboembolic complications has not been widely appreciated. The purpose of this review is to provide current knowledge of this serious pr...

   Estimated Time: 24:24 min Anticoagulation, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Routine Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis May Be Inadequate in the Hypercoagulable State of Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Medicine. The authors sought to determine the frequency of venous thromboembolism in critically ill coronavirus disease 2019 patients and associate a degree of inflammatory marker elevation to venous thromboembolism development. They found that routine chemi...

   Estimated Time: 24:31 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

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

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

Ramifications of COVID-19 Pandemic on Pharmacy Daily Workflow

This presentation describes the ramification on daily workflow when working on the frontines during the pandemic. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

   Estimated Time: 11:34 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Resource Allocation, Therapies, Triage

Letter to the Editor: Evidence of Steroids in Patients With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Explorations. A letter to the editor in response to Villar et al. article on corticosteroids and COVID-19.

   Estimated Time: 05:21 min ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Comparing the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) COVID-19 Guidelines

This webcast was an SCCM COVID-19 expert panel discussion comparing the Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 Guidelines with the newly released National Institutes of Health Coronavirus (COVID-19) Treatment Guidelines.

   Estimated Time: 58:50 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, Supportive Care, Therapies

What is the recommended role of serial laboratory studies, including troponin, creatin kinase and D-dimer in the management of a hypercoagulable state?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

   Estimated Time: 02:11 min Anticoagulation, Clinical Trials, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

What new drugs are available for COVID-19?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

   Estimated Time: 02:53 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Fact Versus Science Fiction: Fighting Coronavirus Disease 2019 Requires the Wisdom to Know the Difference

From Critical Care Explorations. This commentary uses a recent study of hydroxychloroquine to demonstrate the dire need for randomized clinical trials, but more importantly, to explore the potential consequences of misinformation, how fear fuels its impact, and offer guidance ...

   Estimated Time: 07:46 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

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.

   Estimated Time: 14:40 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Which Corticosteroid Is Preferred?

Steve Pastores, MD, co-author of the Critical Care Explorations article "Rationale for Prolonged Corticosteroid Treatment in the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Caused by Coronavirus Disease 2019," answers question regarding the use of corticosteriod treatment for ARDS cau...

   Estimated Time: 01:26 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Which Criteria Do You Consider When Deciding Whether to Use Corticosteroids?

Steve Pastores, MD, co-author of the Critical Care Explorations article "Rationale for Prolonged Corticosteroid Treatment in the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Caused by Coronavirus Disease 2019," answers question regarding the use of corticosteriod treatment for ARDS cau...

   Estimated Time: 01:22 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Intubated and Nonintubated Patients: Which COVID-19-Positive Patients Should be Treated With Corticosteroids?

Steve Pastores, MD, co-author of the Critical Care Explorations article "Rationale for Prolonged Corticosteroid Treatment in the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Caused by Coronavirus Disease 2019," answers question regarding the use of corticosteriod treatment for ARDS cau...

   Estimated Time: 01:55 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Intubation, Supportive Care, Therapies

What Is the Rationale for Using Corticosteroids to Treat Acute Respiratory Failure in COVID-19 Patients?

Steve Pastores, MD, co-author of the Critical Care Explorations article "Rationale for Prolonged Corticosteroid Treatment in the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Caused by Coronavirus Disease 2019," answers question regarding the use of corticosteriod treatment for ARDS cau...

   Estimated Time: 01:16 min ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies