Treatment for Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 With the Seraph-100 Microbind Affinity Blood Filter
From Critical Care Explorations. The authors sought to determine whether Seraph-100 (Exthera Medical Corporation, Martinez, CA) treatment provides clinical benefit for severe coronavirus disease 2019 cases that require mechanical ventilation and vasopressor support.
How would you describe the overall big picture of oxygen therapies?
In this question and answer webcast, attendees had the opportunity to post questions about managing critically ill patients with COVID-19 and other issues. Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were also addressed. Webcast held on June 19, 2020
What strategies do you use to prevent ventilator-induced lung injury and avoid refractory hypoxemia?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on May 27th, 2020.
Should patients on oxygen therapy be discharged home or to a long-term acute care hospital?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on May 13th, 2020.
What strategies are used for fluid resuscitation and intubation timing?
What are your recommendations for ventilation of patients with COVID-19?
In this question and answer webcast series, attendees had an opportunity to pose questions about managing critically ill patients with COVID-19 and other issues.
What is the role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in COVID-19?
SCCM/AARC: Maximizing the Respiratory Team Dynamic: Effective Patient Care During a Pandemic
This expert panel representatives from Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) teamed up to discuss how ICU respiratory care teams can work together more cohesively when caring for COVID-19 patients. Recorded on: Thursday, May 14, 2020
COVID-19 Question and Answer Webcast Series - Webcast 4
Time Course of Evolving Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury: The "Shrinking Baby Lung"
From Critical Care Medicine. This paper introduces and highlights several important and /or novel concepts seldom considered by the practicing intensivist.
Can chest radiograph findings change the indication for either intubation or extubation?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.
What strategies can be used to start hemodynamically unstable patients on mechanical ventilation?
What strategies can be used to reduce rates of reintubation?
At what saturation levels should a patient be intubated and what strategies can be used to avoid intubation?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of helmet-based ventilation?
What are the latest recommendations regarding the use of bilevel positive airway pressure or continuous positive airway pressure versus early intubation and mechanical ventilation?
What are the benefits of proning protocols and the recommendations for timing of proning?
Does high-flow nasal cannula increase the risk of aerosolization more than a patient coughing?
Can you comment on the use of nebulizers for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other diseases that may respond to bronchodilators?
If heated high-flow nasal cannula is not available, can continuous positive airway pressure with nasal pillows be used instead?
ICU Guide for Airway Management in COVID-19 Patients
This is a quick airway management resource guide for treating COVID-19 patients . This is a community developed COVID-19 microlearning resource.
What are the current recommendations for COVID-19 patients undergoing tracheostomy
How should airways be secured when proning intubated patients?
How can multiple patients be ventilated on single ventilator?
Which ventilator strategies are appropriate for a patient with COVID-19 who is on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation?
How should a COVID-19 patient who is recovering from acute respiratory distress syndrome be weaned off the ventilator?
Can you discuss the range and ceiling of permissive hypercapnia?
What are some general recommendation for noninvasive ventilation for moderate respiratory distress (not acute respiratory distress syndrome)?
Using the Surviving Sepsis Coronavirus Disease 2019 Guidelines - Anything New Yet?
From Critical Care Explorations. A letter to the editor of Critical Care Explorations about SSC COVID-19 Guidelines and the need to update these guideines and others regularly to help universally optimize sepsis care due to COVID-19 and help flatten the briskly rising morbidity and mortality curve.
Potential for Lung Recruitment and Ventilation-Perfusion Mismatch in Patients With the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome From Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Medicine. Severe cases of coronavirus disease 2019 develop the acute respiratory distress syndrome, requiring admission to the ICU. This study aims to describe specific pathophysiological characteristics of acute respiratory distress syndrome from coronavirus disease 2019.
ECMO in COVID-19
This presentation is an overview of using ECMO for COVID -19 patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.
Point of Care (PoC) Refresher Training Discuss steps for prone positioning which can be used to improve oxygenation in critically ill patients who require mechanical ventilation for management of hypoxemic respiratory failure.
Point of Care (PoC) Refresher Training
Diagnosis and Management of Acute Respiratory Failure
Point of Care (PoC) Refresher Training. While current recommendations for respiratory support in COVID-19 support the use of the high-flow nasal cannula for hypoxia, oxygen supplementation strategies vary by institution. Make sure to follow your institution's protocols.
Point of Care (PoC) Refresher Training. While current recommendations for respiratory support in COVID-19 support the use of the high-flow nasal cannula for hypoxia, oxygen supplementation strategies vary by institution.
Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 Guidelines: Hemodynamics Recommendations Chart
COVID-19 - - Quick Reference Chart. This chart is to be used as a rapid resource when choosing hemodynamic options for managing COVID-19 patients.
How is ECMO being used in patients with COVID-19?