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Mechanical Ventilation During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: Combating the Tsunami of Misinformation From Mainstream and Social Media
From Critical Care Medicine.
The editorial authors discuss the role of mainstream and social media in creating the narrative that intubation and mechanical ventilation were "the cause of suboptimal outcomes" for critically ill COVID-19 patients, without accounting for hospital staffing and equipment shortages.
Richard H. Savel, MD, CPE, FCCM
Ariel L. Shiloh, MD, FCCP
Paul C. Saunders, MD
Yizhak Kupfer, MD, FCCP
Estimated Time: 09:08 min