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Critical Care

March 31, 2020
Mara Antonoff takes us into her home and along to work to demonstrate the process she follows to help protect her family during the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 26, 2020
In a cohort of 416 patients hospitalized with COVID-19, nearly 20% had elevated troponins indicating myocardial injury.  These patients also had a host of other serum and radiographic abnormalities, were older, had more comorbidities, and more often required ventilatory support.  Their mortality rate was 51% compared to 4.5% for other hospitalized pa
March 25, 2020
A frank, eye opening discussion with specific recommendations about allocating scarce resources in a time of pandemic.
March 25, 2020
A thoughtful commentary about the need for a triage committee to determine the optimal allocation of ventilators in a time of competing needs, and how these determinations are best communicated to caregivers and families.
March 25, 2020
This is an interesting systematic review looking at the evidence so far for chrloroquine for COVID. it is a fast moving field but this cheap option to treat coronavirus may soon become accepted for treatment once the studies have been fully evaluated. 
March 25, 2020
Succinct recommendations for the management of COVID-19 cases in the operating room.  Includes infographic outlining comprehensive operating room workflow, detailing the roles and responsibilities of each OR team member.
March 24, 2020
A succinct comment with a wealth of up-to-date references vis-a-vis the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.
March 22, 2020
Shanda Blackmon, Brendon Stiles, Vinay Badhwar, and Robert Cerfolio discuss maximizing efficiency in a cardiothoracic surgery practice.
March 20, 2020
Interesting input from a Stanford expert on the hottest topic on the planet at the moment.
March 18, 2020
Filmed March 18, 2020, Brian Mitzman moderates a discussion on the COVID-19 pandemic with an international group of physicians currently on the front lines.

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