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Category: Pulmonary

What are reasonable initial ventilator settings? How do you manage FIO2 and PEEP? How much tolerance is there for permissive hypercapnia?

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 8, 2021

   Estimated Time: 3:45 min COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

If an intubated patient worsens, how would you code a patient in the prone position? When would you consider escalating to venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in the current COVID-19 environment?

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 8, 2021

   Estimated Time: 5:55 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO, Intubation

What are your recommendations for patients on high-flow nasal cannula or noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation who are not adherent with treatment because of anxiety or agitation?

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 8, 2021

   Estimated Time: 2:52 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care

Would you discuss positioning, including proning, also considering unintubated patients and self-proning?

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 8, 2021

   Estimated Time: 3:02 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Proning

Regarding fluid management, inotropes, and vasopressors in critically ill patients, which drugs are concerning with excessive fluid volume?

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 8, 2021

   Estimated Time: 5:12 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care

Bronchoscopy During Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: A Bronchoscopist’s Perspective

From Critical Care Explorations . In this Commentary, that authors discuss bronchoscopy in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 and conclude that bronchoscopy should be strongly considered when clinically indicated.

   Estimated Time: 12:42 min ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Adherence to Lung Protective Ventilation in Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Explorations . In this Brief Report, the authors sought to test the hypothesis that patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome due to coronavirus disease 2019, in whom acute respiratory distress syndrome is easily recognized, would be more likely to ...

   Estimated Time: 13:07 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Editorial: Bursting at the Seams: Barotrauma in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Patients

From Critical Care Medicine . This Editorial accompanies an article by Belletti et al. entitled “Barotrauma in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients Undergoing Invasive Mechanical Ventilation: A Systematic Literature Review.”

   Estimated Time: 09:17 min ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Can you provide some insight on indications for ECMO and any other insights on ECMO in terms of management or outcomes?

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 August 11, 2021

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

Can you offer some guidance on fluid management?

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 August 11, 2021

   Estimated Time: 02:38 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

How often do you recommend obtaining arterial blood gas analyses on the ward or in the ICU on 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 August 11, 2021

   Estimated Time: 00:58 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing

What are your insights as to whether patients should be intubated early or late?

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 August 11, 2021

   Estimated Time: 03:33 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Intubation

Can hyperbaric oxygen be used in patients with hypoxia? Are there any data to suggest that it might work?

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 August 11, 2021

   Estimated Time: 00:57 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support

What insight do you have on the use of high-flow nasal cannula versus CPAP or BiPAP 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 August 11, 2021

   Estimated Time: 05:08 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

A Review of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and COVID-19 - Part 2

Is COVID-19 just atypical acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)? Multidisciplinary faculty will discuss the research and varying answers to this question in this SCCM webcast.

   Estimated Time: 1:00:05 ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19

What duration of treatment is recommended for a patient with COVID-19 and a pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis, either in the ICU or on the ward, if the patient is discharged to a nursing facility, rehabilitation facility, or home?

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 14, 2021

   Estimated Time: 00:56 min Comorbidities, Coronavirus, COVID-19

What are some of the best strategies for ventilating 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 July 14, 2021

   Estimated Time: 02:46 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Outcomes of Mechanically Ventilated Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Medicine . In this study, the authors reported that most patients with coronavirus disease 2019 transferred to two Chicago-area long-term acute care hospitals successfully weaned from prolonged mechanical ventilation.

   Estimated Time: 22:35 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Editorial: The Role of the Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Following Critical Illness—Has the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic Demonstrated Their Usefulness or Emphasized Their Downside?

From Critical Care Medicine . This Editorial accompanies the article “Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Outcomes of Mechanically Ventilated Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019’ by Saad et al.

   Estimated Time: 07:37 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Editorial: Quantifying the Burden of Viral Sepsis During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic and Beyond

From Critical Care Medicine . This Editorial accompanies the article “Coronavirus Disease 2019 as a Cause of Viral Sepsis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis” by Karakike et al.

   Estimated Time: 09:19 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis