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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

Categories: Disaster, Pulmonary,
Content Type: Articles,