Subcutaneous Emphysema, Pneumomediastinum, and Pneumothorax in Critically Ill Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Retrospective Cohort Study
From Critical Care Explorations. In this observational study, the authors describe patients with barotrauma, which appears to be a common complication of severe coronavirus disease 2019.
Letter to the Editor: Early Clinical Experience in Using Helmet Continuous Positive Airway Pressure and High-Flow Nasal Cannula in Overweight and Obese Patients With Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure From Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Explorations. In this Letter to the Editor, the authors present their retrospective review of COVID-19 patients admitted to the ICUs within two academic urban hospitals (1,012 total hospital beds), comparing helmet continuous positive airway pressure and high-flow nasal cannula in patients with a body mass index greater than or equal to 25 kg/m2 who had persistent hypoxemia.
Obesity and the Risk of Intubation or Death in Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Medicine. In the study, obesity was an independent risk factor for intubation or death.
Less Can Be More When Targeting Interleukin-6-Mediated Cytokine Release Syndrome in Coronavirus Disease 2019
Cytokine release syndrome (CRS) mediated by IL-6 is a critical driver of COVID-19 mortality. The authors review and discuss key immunologic effects of direct IL-6 blockade, downstream non-selective JAK inhibition, and selective JAK2 suppression to treat COVID-19-related CRS.
Have you seen a multisystem inflammatory syndrome in adult ICU patients?
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. Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were also answered. Recorded on: Friday, May 22, 2020
What is the role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in 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.
COVID Toes and Other Rashes
This presentation cover dermatological conditions seen in COVID-19 patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.
Renal Issues Related to COVID-19
This is presentation covers the renal issues that can attributed to COVID-19 infection. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.