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.
What is the role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in COVID-19?
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.
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.
What is the standard of care for the timing of a tracheostomy?
Can chest radiograph findings change the indication for either intubation or extubation?
What strategies can be used to reduce rates of reintubation?
At what saturation levels should a patient be intubated and what strategies can be used to avoid intubation?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of helmet-based ventilation?
What are the latest recommendations regarding the use of bilevel positive airway pressure or continuous positive airway pressure versus early intubation and mechanical ventilation?
Can you comment on the use of nebulizers for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other diseases that may respond to bronchodilators?
If heated high-flow nasal cannula is not available, can continuous positive airway pressure with nasal pillows be used instead?
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
How should airways be secured when proning intubated patients?
What is the latest research and level of evidence regarding convalescent plasma therapy?
Are patients self-proning and are benefits resulting from it?
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 ...
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.
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...