Because patients with COVID-19 seem to remain intubated for long periods of time, do you have any recommendations regarding early versus late tracheostomy?
It seems COVID-19 patients remain intubated for a long period of time. Do you have any recommendations for early vs. late tracheostomy?
Do you have any comments on airway management, instrumentation, or intubation protocols?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.
What are the recommendations for proning in patients with COVID-19 and how early should proning be instituted?
What are the limits of PEEP and plateau pressure?
What are your thoughts about using glucocorticoids in patients with severe ARDS secondary to COVID-19 who remain intubated after 7 days?
Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 Guidelines - Updated 1/29/2021
COVID-19 Guideline Resource.
Surviving Sepsis Campaign: Guidelines on the Management of Critically Ill Adults with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Webcast participants were able to learn more about the recommendations included in the guidelines regarding infection control, laboratory diagnosis and specimens, hemodynamic support, ventilatory support