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Concise Critical Appraisal: Planning and Provision of ECMO for Severe ARDS From COVID-19
This Concise Critical Appraisal explores a Lancet Respiratory Medicine article by Ramanathan et al, which outlines how to plan for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) related to COVID-19. ECMO is a complex therapy usually restricted to specialized centers. World Health Organization guidelines suggest that carefully selected patients with ARDS may benefit. The authors explore how good planning can help during outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases.

Appraisal, Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO, Emergency Response, Pandemic


Adult Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Patient Selection During Coronavirus Disease 2019: The Value of a Review Panel During Coronavirus Disease 2019
From Critical Care Medicine. Authors write regarding article by Bohman et al "Approach to Adult Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Patient Selection" and note that a formal approach to decision making is key for the appropriate use of this labori ntensive rescue therapy.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO


SCCM Pod-VCCR7 The Basics of Veno-Arterial and Veno-Venous ECMO and the Indications of ECMO Therapy
Sean P. Kane, PharmD, BCPS, speaks with Elliott Cohen, MD about extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).

ECMO, Rehabilitation, Therapy


ECMO in COVID-19
This presentation is an overview of using ECMO for COVID -19 patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO, Hemodynamic Support


Editorial: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic
From Critical Care Medicine. In this editorial, the authors discuss the important role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a rescue therapy for patients with SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia associated with severe ARDS.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO


Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Coronavirus Disease 2019-Induced Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Multicenter Descriptive Study
From Critical Care Medicine. This study aims to summarize the clinical features, ECMO characteristics, and outcomes of patients with SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia receiving ECMO. The authors conclude ECMO might be an effective salvage treatment for patients with SARS27 CoV-2 pneumonia associated with severe ARDS. Severe CO2 retention and acidosis 28 prior to ECMO indicated a poor prognosis.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO


Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Pediatric Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019–Related Illness
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.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO


How is ECMO being used in patients with COVID-19?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care


Letter to the Editor: Concerns About the Timing and Settings of Initiating Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Patients With Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pneumonia
From Critical Care Medicine. In this Letter to the Editor, the author respond to an article by Yang et al about COVID and ECMO.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO


Venous Thromboembolism Events Following Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Based on CT Scans
From Critical Care Medicine. The authors report a 100% occurrence of venous thromboembolism in critically ill patients supported by venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2-related acute respiratory distress syndrome using CT scan imaging despite a high target and close monitoring of anticoagulation.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO, Supportive Care


What has been the experience with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in COVID-19 patients? What are some of the challenges? How have outcomes been affected?
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

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO


What is the optimal timing of prone positioning? Do some patients transition from proning to extracorporeal membrane oxygenation?
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

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO, Supportive Care


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.

Comorbidities, Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO, Hemodynamic Support


Which ventilator strategies are appropriate for a patient with COVID-19 who is on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, ECMO, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support