SCCM Pod-428 Endotracheal Tube Size and Aspiration
Each year, approximately 790,000 patients in the United States develop acute respiratory failure that requires intubation and mechanical ventilation. This podcast explores the association between endotracheal tube size and aspiration in acute respiratory failure survivors.
airway, aspiration, deglutition, disorders, distress, extubation, intratracheal, intubation, respiratory, syndrome
Do you have any comments on airway management, instrumentation, or intubation protocols?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.
Aerosol-Generating Procedures, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Intubation, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support
What is your experience with COVID-19 patients and ECMO?
Despite remdesivir, dexamethasone, and twice-daily anticoagulation, a patient’s condition continues to deteriorate. The patient is intubated, and every possible ventilation mode has been tried. The P/F ratio is decreasing, and pressure ventilation is not working. What is your experience with COVID-19 patients and ECMO? This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on November 4, 2020.
Anticoagulation, Antivirals, Coronavirus, Corticosteriods, COVID-19, Intubation