COVID-19

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NEWS UPDATES

Quick ICU Training for COVID-19 by the Critical Care Education Pandemic Preparedness Team

Intensive Care Editorial: COVID-19 pneumonia: different respiratory treatment for different phenotypes?

intubateCOVID.org - a global registry to track occupational exposures and health outcomes for anesthesiologists involved in airway management for COVID-19 patients (https://intubatecovid.knack.com/registry#project-details/)

NIH COVID-19 Guidelines


April 28, 2020
Sedating ventilated COVID-19 patients with inhalational anesthetic drugs

April 21, 2020
Drager - Checklist for usage of anesthesia devices for long-term ventilation
Drager - COVID-19 Usage of Drager Anesthesia Devices for Long-Term Ventilation
Drager - SARS-CoV-2 and handling of Drager Anesthesia Workstations

April 14, 2020 - Springer Nature: Sharing Information for locating and repurposing anesthetic machines as intensive care unit ventilators during th COVID-19 pandemic

April 13, 2020 - Br J Anaeth: Emergency tracheal intubation in 202 patients with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China: lessons learnt and international expert recommendations.

April 8, 2020 - CAS Position Statement - Ethical Considerations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) During Scarcity

April 5, 2020 - WEBINAR Physician Wellness: How to Maintain Your Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 2, 2020 - The Council of Medical Specialty Societies issued a statement on personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline health care professionals.

CLINICAL GUIDELINES

For the complete information on Clinical Guidelines, click HERE

INFECTION CONTROL

For the complete information on Infection Control, click HERE

LESSONS LEARNT/PRACTICAL TIPS

CHALLENGING CASES

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Editorial Board

  • Vincent Chan, MD (staff)
  • Matteo Parotto, MD (staff)
  • Laura Bosco, MD (resident)
  • Naheed Jivraj, MD (resident)
  • Pilar Barrios (Education, Program Administrator)
  • Brenda Bui (Operations & Business Manager)


Collaborators

  • Matthew Da Silva, MD (resident)
  • Linda Dresser (PharmD, Pharmacotherapy Specialist, SHS UHN Antimicrobial Stewardship Program)
  • Karen Foley (staff)
  • Alexander Hopkins, MD (resident)
  • Shaqayeq Marashi, MD (resident)
  • Felipe Munoz Leyva, MD (fellow)
  • Joseph Kishan Perera, MD (resident)
  • Brittany Prevost, MD (resident)
  • Mandeep Singh, MD (staff)
  • Michael Szpejda, MD (resident)
  • Alon Vaisman, MD (infectious diseases specialist and infection control physician, UHN)
  • David Wong, MD (staff)