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Does high-flow nasal cannula increase the risk of aerosolization more than a patient coughing?

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

   Estimated Time: 01:27 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care

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.

Which ventilator strategies are appropriate for a patient with COVID-19 who is on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation?

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

How should a COVID-19 patient who is recovering from acute respiratory distress syndrome be weaned off the ventilator?

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

Can you discuss the range and ceiling of permissive hypercapnia?

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

What are some general recommendation for noninvasive ventilation for moderate respiratory distress (not acute respiratory distress syndrome)?

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

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

Using the Surviving Sepsis Coronavirus Disease 2019 Guidelines - Anything New Yet?

From Critical Care Explorations. A letter to the editor of Critical Care Explorations about SSC COVID-19 Guidelines and the need to update these guideines and others regularly to help universally optimize sepsis care due to COVID-19 and help flatten the briskly rising morbidit...

Potential for Lung Recruitment and Ventilation-Perfusion Mismatch in Patients With the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome From Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Medicine. Severe cases of coronavirus disease 2019 develop the acute respiratory distress syndrome, requiring admission to the ICU. This study aims to describe specific pathophysiological characteristics of acute respiratory distress syndrome from coronaviru...

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

Disparities in the Use of Corticosteroids for ARDS Caused by COVID-19 by Different Organizations: What Is the Right Answer?

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," discusses the disparities in the use of corticosteriod treatment for ARDS c...

   Estimated Time: 11:01 min ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

The Rationale for the Use of Prolonged Corticosteroid Treatment for ARDS Caused by COVID-19

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," discusses the use of corticosteriod treatment for ARDS caused by COVID-19. ...

   Estimated Time: 15:23 min ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

What types of nursing considerations are involved in the management of respiratory failure 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 April 15, 2020.

   Estimated Time: 02:14 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care

Is the COVID-19 disease process more similar to high-altitude pulmonary edema than to classic acute respiratory distress syndrome?

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 April 15, 2020.

   Estimated Time: 01:34 min ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19

How should respiratory failure be treated in patients with COVID-19 in terms of ventilator 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 April 15, 2020.