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Critical Care

July 7, 2020
Shanda Blackmon, Miia Lehtinen, and Meghana Helde discuss structured mentorship and organic sponsor relationships for women during cardiothoracic surgery training, as well as working toward leadership roles and the importance of fostering an environment of inclusion and recognition.
June 18, 2020
Filmed at the 2020 STS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, Lisa R. DeGarmo of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston, Texas, moderates a discussion for advanced practice providers.
June 15, 2020
On June 12, CTSNet hosted a live event on allocating ICU resources efficiently and keeping patients safe in the post-surge era. The recorded live event is now available to view.
June 10, 2020
The authors describe their approach to the side-by-side modified bedside percutaneous tracheostomy during the COVID-19 pandemic at a tertiary care, community-based teaching hospital with special attention to preparation, patient selection, procedural technique, personal protective equipment (PPE), and minimization of participating personnel.
June 5, 2020
Surgical Patients and Outcomes During the COVID-19 Pandemic
May 30, 2020
Autopsy examination of lungs from patients who died from SARS-CoV-2 infection, with comparison to the morphologic & molecular features of lungs from patients who died from ARDS secondary to influenza A (H1N1) infection and from uninfected controls.
May 29, 2020
An international, multicenter, cohort study at 235 hospitals in 24 countries including all patients undergoing surgery who had SARS-CoV-2 infection confirmed. Mortality in patients with SARS-CoV-2 was mainly in those who had postoperative pulmonary complications, which was about 50% and at a rate far higher than the pre-pandemic baseline.
May 29, 2020
Jessica Luc, Shanda Blackmon, Mahesh Ramchandani, and Nahush Mokadam discuss the topic of telemedicine for the cardiothoracic surgeon during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
May 29, 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.
May 23, 2020
a readable review that advances the position that  Adolphe Quetelet's formula is now clinically obsolete     

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