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
Just-in-Time Simulation to Guide Workflow Design for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Difficult Airway Management
From Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Integration of table-top planning, in situ simulations, and debriefing of real COVID19 cases can enhance planning, training, job aids, and feasible policies/procedures that address human factors, team communication, equipment choice, and patient/provider safety in the COVID19 pandemic era.
Coronavirus, COVID-19, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support
Racial Differences in a Detroit, MI, ICU Population of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients
From Critical Care Medicine
Contrary to previously held beliefs surrounding the coronavirus 19 pandemic, this study found that, in critically ill patients infected with coronavirus disease 2019, people of color had a lower 28-day mortality than Whites with no difference in hospital mortality, ICU length of stay, or rates of intubation.
ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ventilatory Support
Regarding respiratory support of COVID-19 patients both in and outside the ICU, can you discuss noninvasive ventilation, BiPAP, CPAP, and high-flow nasal cannula versus intubation? What are the indications for intubation? Intubate early or later?
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 August 12, 2020.
Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hemodynamic Support, Supportive Care, Ventilatory Support
SCCM Pod-409 SSC COVID-19 Guidelines
Explore the Surviving Sepsis Campaign’s Guidelines on the Management of Critically Ill Adults with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (Alhazzani W, et al. Crit Care Med. 2020 Mar 27; Epub ahead of print) with host Kyle B. Enfield, MD, and authors Mitchell M. Levy, MD, MCCM, and Waleed Alhazzani, MD, MSc, FRCPC.
Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, Supportive Care, Therapies, Ventilatory Support