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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 is the role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in 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: 02:15 min Comorbidities, Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO, Hemodynamic Support

Prediction of Pediatric Critical Care Resource Utilization for Disaster Triage

From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The authors sought to determine whether currently available pediatric illness severity scores can predict duration of critical care resource use.

   Estimated Time: 29:55 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pediatrics, Statistics, Triage

Should a patient have a negative COVID-19 test before undergoing a tracheostomy?

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

   Estimated Time: 01:48 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care

What is the standard of care for the timing of a tracheostomy?

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

   Estimated Time: 02:42 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care

Can chest radiograph findings change the indication for either intubation or extubation?

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

What strategies can be used to reduce rates of reintubation?

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

At what saturation levels should a patient be intubated and what strategies can be used to avoid intubation?

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

What are the advantages and disadvantages of helmet-based ventilation?

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

What are the latest recommendations regarding the use of bilevel positive airway pressure or continuous positive airway pressure versus early intubation and mechanical ventilation?

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

Can you comment on the use of nebulizers for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other diseases that may respond to bronchodilators?

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

   Estimated Time: 01:10 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care

If heated high-flow nasal cannula is not available, can continuous positive airway pressure with nasal pillows be used instead?

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

   Estimated Time: 00:52 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care

ICU Guide for Airway Management in COVID-19 Patients

This is a quick airway management resource guide for treating COVID-19 patients . This is a community developed COVID-19 microlearning resource.

What are the current recommendations for COVID-19 patients undergoing tracheostomy

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

How should airways be secured when proning intubated patients?

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

What is the latest research and level of evidence regarding convalescent plasma therapy?

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

   Estimated Time: 07:25 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Are patients self-proning and are benefits resulting from it?

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

   Estimated Time: 02:39 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care

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 ...

   Estimated Time: 18:54 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Infection Control

Clinical Distancing and Mitigation of Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Explorations. In this commentary, the authors provide specific recommendations for the rapid implementation of clinical distancing techniques.

   Estimated Time: 04:51 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control

Prediction of Pediatric Critical Care Resource Utilization for Disaster Triage

From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The authors sought to determine whether currently available pediatric illness severity scores can predict duration of critical care resource use. A pediatric disaster triage algorithm that includes both likelihood for survival and for req...

   Estimated Time: 01:39 min Coronavirus, COVID-19