Introduction to a series of posts titled “COVID-19: Keeping the baby in the bath”, focusing on the need to build on existing knowledge in critical care and the appropriate testing of new therapies and innovations.
SARS-CoV-2 infection and pathogenesis: hyperinflation, thrombosis and resp failure (proposed mechanisms). Ilustraciones clínicas para la educación médica
Overview of lung imaging for COVID-19 pneumonia, from a critical care perspective (Critical Care Compendium)
Some experts divide patients in two separate phenotypes: The “L” phenotype characterized by a hypoxemic failure and “low elastance” lungs (high compliance) and the “H” phenotype with “high elastance and recoil” lungs (lower compliance).
#CoVisuals are educational visual abstracts created by Dr. Chelsea Harris, MD, MS a General Surgery Resident at the University of Maryland.
Dr Simran Kaur Matta explains how to “split” a ventilator so that you can provide shared ventilation to multiple patients if you have to.
Prof Jack Iwashyna on the highly limited role of single ventilator / multiple patient workarounds in the COVID-19 epidemic.
In the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic, this episode focuses on the pandemic planning all ICUs should be doing – if they haven’t already been overwhelmed.
Pragmatic Recommendations for Intubating Critically Ill Patients with Suspected COVID-19. Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians Open.
Our need to bring our best selves to work has become more important in the face of this COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe. Many intensive care clinicians are presently overwhelmed by escalating numbers of critically ill COVID-19 patients whilst many others are carefully preparing for seemingly inevitable local outbreaks. There is an eerie feeling where […]