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From Critical Care Explorations. In this study, the authors aimed compare machine learning algorithms and develop a simple tool for predicting 28-day mortality in ICU patients with coronavirus disease 2019.
From Critical Care Explorations. In this study, the authors examined the safety and feasibility of a multimodal in-person or telehealth treatment program, administered in acute recovery phase for patients surviving critical coronavirus disease 2019. They found that multimodal treatment program combining care from an interdisciplinary team in an ICU Recovery Clinic with physical rehabilitation is safe and feasible in patients surviving the ICU for coronavirus disease 2019 acute respiratory failure.
From Critical Care Explorations. In this study, the authors found that psychologic distress was common in coronavirus disease 2019 ICU survivors and remained similar until 6 months after hospital discharge.
From Critical Care Explorations. In this article, the authors report a large case series and intermediate-term follow-up of cancer patients with coronavirus disease 2019 who were admitted to the ICU. Hospital mortality was 45%; intermediate-term outcome after hospital discharge was favorable.
From Critical Care Medicine. In this Clinical Investigation the authors determined the impact of coronavirus disease 2019 on burnout syndrome in the multiprofessional ICU team and identified factors associated with burnout syndrome.
From Critical Care Explorations. In this study, the authors successfully identified significant genetic factors in OAS1 and IL1B genes using a candidate gene approach study as valuable information for further mechanistic investigation and predictive model building.
SCCM released a statement to media imploring the public to rise to the challenge and follow recommended public health measures, such as mask wearing, social distancing, hand hygiene, avoiding large groups and staying home as much as possible.
COVID-19 - SCCM Joint Statement. The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) announce their plans to collaborate to address the COVID-19 crisis.
From Critical Care Explorations. In this commentary, the authors provide specific recommendations for the rapid implementation of clinical distancing techniques.
From Critical Care Explorations. This article describes the conception and implementation of an intensive care database rapidly developed and designed to meet data analytic needs in response to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic - the multicenter, international Society of Critical Care Medicine Discovery Network Viral Infection and Respiratory Illness Universal Study.
From Critical Care Explorations. This article examines the clinical presentation and important immunology of viral pneumonia with a focus on severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (coronavirus disease 2019).
From Critical Care Explorations. This review summaries the many potential sources of information that clinicians turn to during pandemic illness, the challenges associated with performing methodologically sound research in this setting and potential approaching to conducting well done research during a health crisis.
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Although pediatric intensivists are well versed in the care of ARDS from viral pneumonia, the care of an differing aged adult populations presents some unique challenges.
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Editorial by authors that led the Pediatric Emergency Mass Critical Care Task Force and 2014 Task Force for Mass Critical Care.
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Editorial in response to Ong et al. article ("A comprehensive narrative review on the impact and implications of COVID-19 in children"), focusing on the management of those most severely affected, as well as providing some practical suggestions for pediatric intensive care clinicians to prepare should COVID-19 become more virulent in children.
From Critical Care Medicine. This paper introduces and highlights several important and /or novel concepts seldom considered by the practicing intensivist.
From Critical Care Medicine. An editorial associated with the Mauri et al. article on personalized ventilation for COVID-19 ARDS patients.
From Critical Care Explorations. During a pandemic, with limited resources, we should provide the safest and most effective care, while protecting caregivers.The authors propose ways to do that.
From Critical Care Explorations. The authors reviewed the available literature to understand the frequency of continuous renal replacement therapy use among patients with coronavirus disease 2019 who required intensive care.
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The authors describe current hospital guidelines and the opinions of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation leaders at U.S. children’s hospitals concerning the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for coronavirus disease 2019–positive pediatric patients.