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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

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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.

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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...

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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".

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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.

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Characterization and Outcomes of Hospitalized Children With Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Report From a Multicenter, Viral Infection and Respiratory Illness Universal Study (Coronavirus Disease 2019) Registry

From Critical Care Medicine . In this observational, multicenter registry of children with coronavirus disease 2019, the authors found that ICU admission was common. Older age, fever, multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, and seizure disorder were independently assoc...

   Estimated Time: 33:07 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, pediatrics

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

Body Mass Index and Mortality in Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Other Diseases: A Cohort Study in 35,506 ICU Patients

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors concluded that, the obesity paradox, which is the inverse J-shaped association between BMI and mortality in critically ill patients, is not present in critically ill patients with COVID-19–related respiratory failure in contrast to no...

   Estimated Time: 26:57 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Trends in ICU Mortality From Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Tale of Three Surges

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors sought to determine the association between time period of hospitalization and hospital mortality among critically ill adults with coronavirus disease 2019.

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Trends in 28-Day Mortality of Critical Care Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 in United Kingdom: A National Cohort Study, March 2020 to January 2021

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors sought to determine whether the previously described trend of improving mortality in people with coronavirus disease 2019 in critical care during the first wave was maintained, plateaued, or reversed during the second wave in United K...

   Estimated Time: 16:08 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Statistics

Empirical Assessment of U.S. Coronavirus Disease 2019 Crisis Standards of Care Guidelines

From Critical Care Explorations.  The authors found that this proof-of-principle study demonstrates the feasibility and importance of empirical testing of crisis standards of care guidelines to understand whether they meet their goals.

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Epidemiological and Clinical Characterization of Superinfections in Critically Ill Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients

From Critical Care Explorations . Prevalence of superinfections in coronavirus disease 2019 patients requiring mechanical ventilation was high in this series, and bacterial superinfections were independently associated with ICU or 28-day mortality (whichever comes first).

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Outcome Improvement Between the First Two Waves of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic in a Single Tertiary-Care Hospital in Belgium

From Critical Care Explorations .  In this article, the authors note that the main therapeutic changes between the first wave of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic and the second wave of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic were use of steroids, unrestrictive use of high-...

   Estimated Time: 26:34 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Characteristics, Comorbidities, Complications, and Outcomes Among 802 Patients With Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 in a Community Hospital in Florida

From Critical Care Explorations .  In this study, the authors reviewed the demographics, characteristics, comorbidities, complications, and outcomes of hospitalized patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, and their association with mortality at medical ...

   Estimated Time: 23:03 min Comorbidities, Coronavirus, COVID-19