Content Type: Articles
Online Letter to the Editor: Judging Futility of Resuscitation Attempts for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients Requires Better Time Data
From Critical Care Medicine . This online letter to the editor was written in response to the article “Is Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Futile in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients Experiencing In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest? By Shah et al.
Postintensive Care Syndrome in Survivors of Critical Illness Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019: Cohort Study From a New York City Critical Care Recovery Clinic
From Critical Care Medicine . In this article, authors found that survivors of critical illness related to coronavirus disease 2019 are at high risk of developing postintensive care syndrome.
Online Letter to the Editor: Is Mortality Rate of Ventilated Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 So High?
From Critical Care Medicine . This is an online Letter to the Editor in response to “De Novo Renal Failure and Clinical Outcomes of Patients With Critical Coronavirus Disease 2019” by Forest et al.
Online Letter to the Editor: Potential Endotype Transition for Coronavirus Disease 2019–Related Sepsis With Longitudinal Transcriptome Profiling
From Critical Care Medicine . This an online Letter to the Editor in response to the article by Sweeney et al. “Validation of Inflammopathic, Adaptive, and Coagulopathic Sepsis Endotypes in Coronavirus disease 2019."
Online Letter to the Editor: Plasmapheresis Efficiency in Coronavirus Disease 2019: More Related to What You Add and Not What You Take Away?
From Critical Care Medicine . This is an online Letter to the Editor in response to the article by Fernandez et al. “Plasma Exchange: An Effective Rescue Therapy in Critically Ill Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infection.”
Thromboelastography Parameters and Platelet Count on Admission to the ICU and the Development of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients With Coronavirus Disease-2019
From Critical Care Explorations . The authors’ data, discussed in this article, did not support the use of thromboelastography to risk stratify critically ill adults with coronavirus disease 2019 for the development of venous thromboembolism or to guide decisions about antico...
Changes in Stress and Workplace Shortages Reported by U.S. Critical Care Physicians Treating Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients
From Critical Care Medicine . In this study, the authors found that stress, staffing, and, to a lesser degree, personal protective equipment shortages faced by U.S. critical care physicians remain high, with stress levels higher among women.
A Systematic Review of the Incidence and Outcomes of In-Hospital Cardiac Arrests in Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Medicine . The authors investigated the incidence, characteristics, and outcomes of in-hospital cardiac arrest in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 and describe the characteristics and outcomes for patients with in-hospital cardiac arrest within the IC...
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome–Associated Coronavirus 2 Infection and Organ Dysfunction in the
From Critical Care Explorations . In this review article, the authors summarize the current state of research in coronavirus disease 2019 pathophysiology within the context of potential organ-based disease mechanisms and opportunities for translational research.
Rapid Development of a Tool for Prioritizing Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 for Intensive Care
From Critical Care Explorations . In this study, the authors share a new approach for rapidly developing a decision-support tool for prioritizing patients with coronavirus 2019 disease for admission to ICUs.
ICU Bed Utilization During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic in a Multistate Analysis—March to June 2020
From Critical Care Explorations . The authors examined ICU census trends in relation to ICU bed capacity during the rapid increase in severe coronavirus disease 2019 cases early during the pandemic, and concluded they concluded tha ttheir findings demonstrate the short-term a...
Detection and Profiling of Human Coronavirus Immunoglobulins in Critically Ill Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients
From Critical Care Explorations . The authors performed anticoronavirus immunoglobulin G profiling of critically ill coronavirus disease 2019 patients to better define their underlying humoral response.
ABCDEF Bundle and Supportive ICU Practices for Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infection: An International Point Prevalence Study
From Critical Care Explorations . This point prevalence study showed low implementation of the ABCDEF bundle for patients with COVID-19.
Physiologic Improvement in Respiratory Acidosis Using Extracorporeal Co2 Removal With Hemolung Respiratory Assist System in the Management of Severe Respiratory Failure From Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Explorations . In this retrospective case series of 29 patients, the authors demonstrated efficacy of extracorporeal Co2 removal using the Hemolung Respiratory Assist System to improve respiratory acidosis in patients with severe hypercapnic respiratory fai...
Collaboration Between Tele-ICU Programs Has the Potential to Rapidly Increase the Availability of Critical Care Physicians—Our Experience Was During Coronavirus Disease 2019 Nomenclature
From Critical Care Explorations. The authors describe implementing a connected network between two tele-ICU programs to support staffing and rounding during the first wave of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic in the United States.
Standard Sedation and Sedation With Isoflurane in Mechanically Ventilated Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Explorations . The authors describe sedative and analgesic drug utilization in a cohort of critically ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019 and compare standard sedation with an alternative approach using inhaled isoflurane.
Virtual Communication Embedded Bedside ICU Rounds: A Hybrid Rounds Practice Adapted to the Coronavirus Pandemic
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine . In this article, the authors found that hybrid rounds employed during pandemic facilitated social distancing while retaining patient-centered multidisciplinary ICU rounds but compromised teaching during rounds.
Online Letter to the Editor: Early Percutaneous Tracheostomy in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Era: Shining New Light on Old Questions
From Critical Care Medicine . In this Online Letter to the Editor, the authors comment on an article by Rosano et al. in which it was demonstrated that early tracheostomy can be performed with acceptable safety in the midst of a pandemic and note that the study raises importa...
Live Tweeting the Discovery of a New Coronavirus Disease 2019–Related Syndrome in Children
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The authors of this Editorial sought to assess the evolving discussion surrounding the naming of a novel pediatric hyperinflammatory syndrome – a condition that showed overlapping features of Kawasaki disease and toxic shock syndrome --...
First and Second Waves of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Madrid, Spain: Clinical Characteristics and Hematological Risk Factors Associated With Critical/Fatal Illness
From Critical Care Explorations In this study, the authors sought to determine similarities and differences in clinical characteristics between the patients from two waves of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 infection at the time of hospital admission, as well ...