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Category: Epidemiology-Outcomes

NIH Resource: Study Looks for Long COVID Risk Factors 

In a study supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse, researchers enrolled 209 people ages 18 to 89 who had laboratory-confirmed SARS-CoV-2 ...

   Estimated Time: COVID-19, Epidemiology Outcomes

Post-ICU COVID-19 Clinics

Post-ICU COVID-19 clinics are newly established programs providing care for patients with post-intensive care syndrome (PICS) related to COVID-19. During this webcast, subject matter experts discussed how post-ICU COVID-19 clinics developed with an interdisciplinary model impr...

   Estimated Time: 1:02:27 Coronavirus, COVID-19

Characteristics of Post-ICU and Post-COVID Recovery Clinics in 29 U.S. Health Systems

From Critical Care Explorations The authors describe the structure and process characteristics of existing and newly implemented ICU-RCs and COVID-RCs in a subset of large health systems in the United States.

   Estimated Time: 22:04 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Post COVID-19

The Third Wave: Comparing Seasonal Trends in COVID-19 Patient Data at a Large Hospital System in New York City

From Critical Care Explorations The authors compare the demographics and outcomes of hospitalized patients during New York City’s third wave of COVID-19 to the first two waves.

   Estimated Time: 14:58 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Statistics

Influence of Geopolitics on Severity and Outcome in COVID-19*

From Critical Care Medicine In this Editorial the authors write an accompanying piece to Mesotten et al. 

   Estimated Time: 8:28 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Resource Allocation, Therapies

Differences and Similarities Among COVID-19 Patients Treated in Seven ICUs in Three Countries Within One Region: An Observational Cohort Study*

From Critical Care Medicine The authors investigated healthcare system–driven variation in general characteristics, interventions, and outcomes in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients admitted to the ICU.

   Estimated Time: 31:12 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control

Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients With Frailty Admitted to ICU With Coronavirus Disease 2019: An Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis

From Critical Care Explorations The authors evaluated the characteristics and outcomes across the range of frailty in patients admitted to ICU with coronavirus disease 2019.

   Estimated Time: 36:30 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Statistics

Association Between Pandemic Coronavirus Disease 2019 Public Health Measures and Reduction in Critical Care Utilization Across ICUs in Alberta, Canada

From Critical Care Medicine The authors describe the impact of lockdown measures on the utilization of critical care services and patient outcomes compared with nonlockdown epochs in a large integrated health region.

   Estimated Time: 23:51 Community Developed, Coronavirus, Vaccines

PASC Dashboard: Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infections (PASC) Estimates and Insights

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) has undertaken comprehensive efforts to support our call for a national plan to address Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC or Long COVID) and the millions Americans it is affecting. The PASC D...

   Estimated Time: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Post COVID-19, Statistics

CDC Resources: Epidemiology-Outcomes

SCCM’s COVID-19 Rapid Resource Center now links to pertinent content from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These resources are categorized as Epidemiology-Outcomes

   Estimated Time: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Statistics

Plasma Soluble CD14 Subtype Levels Are Associated With Clinical Outcomes in Critically Ill Subjects With Coronavirus Disease 2019

Critical Care Explorations  In this study, the authors concluded that soluble CD14 subtype levels may have prognostic utility in coronavirus disease 2019.

   Estimated Time: 25:15 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Statistics

AHA Resource: How a Bold, New Strategy Took on Health Care Inequities During the Pandemic (Blog)

AHA published a new blog post from an LLN member hospital titled,  The Pandemic. “How a Bold, New Strategy Took on Health Care Inequities During the Pandemic,” authored by Luminis Health Chief Diversity Officer Tamiko Stanley.  

Assessment of 28-Day In-Hospital Mortality in Mechanically Ventilated Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019: An International Cohort Study

From Critical Care Explorations . This international study suggests that in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 on invasive mechanical ventilation, older age and clinically relevant variables monitored at baseline or sequentially during the course of invasive mechanical ve...

   Estimated Time: 31:48 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Interhospital Transfer Outcomes for Critically Ill Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 Requiring Mechanical Ventilation

From Critical Care Explorations . In this single-center retrospective cohort, no significant differences in hospital mortality or length of stay between interhospital transfers and emergency department admits were found. 

   Estimated Time: 24:03 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support

Differences and Similarities Among Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients Treated in Seven ICUs in Three Countries Within One Region: An Observational Cohort Study

From Critical Care Medicine . In this study, the authors found that COVID-19 patients admitted to ICUs within one region, the Euregio Meuse-Rhine, differed significantly in general characteristics, applied interventions, and outcomes despite presumed genetic and socioeconomic...

   Estimated Time: 30:32 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

ICU Mortality in Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infection: Highlighting Healthcare Disparities in Rural Appalachia

From Critical Care Explorations .  The authors found that critically ill and mechanically ventilated coronavirus disease 2019 acute respiratory distress syndrome patients transferred from Appalachian critical access hospitals/rural facilities have increased mortality compared...

   Estimated Time: 16:20 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Resource Allocation

Coronavirus Disease 2019 Tracheostomy Candidacy, Ceteris Paribus Assumptions, and Tracking Survivorship Data

From Critical Care Medicine . This Editorial accompanies the article by Angel et. al titled "Percutaneous Dilational Tracheostomy for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients Requiring Mechanical Ventilation".

   Estimated Time: 03:55 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Accelerating Coronavirus Disease 2019 Therapeutic Interventions and Vaccines—Selecting Compounds for Clinical Evaluation in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Clinical Trials

From Critical Care Medicine . In this Review Article the authors established a uniform data collection process required to perform an assessment of any agent type using review criteria that were identified and differentially weighted for each agent class,

   Estimated Time: 24:36 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

One-Year Functional, Cognitive, and Psychological Outcomes Following the Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Prospective Study

From Critical Care Explorations . In this study the authors found that functional impairment was common a year following the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in coronavirus disease 2019, although the majority achieved independence in daily living and about half retu...

   Estimated Time: 33:56 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO

Risk Factors for Critical Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Mortality in Hospitalized Young Adults: An Analysis of the Society of Critical Care Medicine Discovery Viral Infection and Respiratory Illness Universal Study (VIRUS) Coronavirus Disease 2019 Registry

From Critical Care Explorations . In this study, the authors found that, among hospitalized young adults, obese males with comorbidities are at higher risk of developing critical illness or dying from coronavirus disease 2019.

   Estimated Time: 32:33 min Coronavirus, COVID-19