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Surviving Sepsis Campaign: Guidelines on the Management of Critically Ill Adults with Coronavirus Disease 2019

23 Mar, 2020 | 01:37h | UTC

Surviving Sepsis Campaign: Guidelines on the Management of Critically Ill Adults with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – Intensive Care Medicine (free PDF)

Infographics: The Surviving Sepsis Campaign Rapid Guidelines on the Management of Critically Ill Adults with COVID-19 (free)

See also: COVID-19: Updates for Critical Care and Emergency Physicians (free resources)


Interim Guidance: Clinical Management of Severe Acute Respiratory Infection When Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) Infection is Suspected

16 Mar, 2020 | 08:01h | UTC

Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection when novel coronavirus (nCoV) infection is suspected – World Health Organization (free PDF)

Related: Severe SARS-CoV-2 Infections: Practical Considerations and Management Strategy for Intensivists (free studies and reviews)


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Meta-Analysis: Perioperative Interventions for Prevention of Postoperative Pulmonary Complications

12 Mar, 2020 | 08:18h | UTC

Perioperative interventions for prevention of postoperative pulmonary complications: systematic review and meta-analysis – The BMJ (free)


“Less is More” in Mechanical Ventilation

12 Mar, 2020 | 08:12h | UTC

“Less is More” in mechanical ventilation – Intensive Care Medicine (free)


ESA/ESICM Guideline: Noninvasive Respiratory Support in the Hypoxemic Peri-operative/Periprocedural Patient

8 Mar, 2020 | 20:44h | UTC

Noninvasive respiratory support in the hypoxaemic peri-operative/periprocedural patient: A joint ESA/ESICM guideline – European Journal of Anaesthesiology (free)


Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): A Guide for UK GPs

6 Mar, 2020 | 10:27h | UTC

Coronavirus disease 2019 (covid-19): a guide for UK GPs – The BMJ (free)

See also: Latest Research on the COVID-19 Outbreak (free resources)


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8 Things to Know About E-cigarettes

6 Mar, 2020 | 10:25h | UTC

8 things to know about e-cigarettes – Public Health Matters (free)

Related Report: Vaping in England: evidence update March 2020 – Public Health England (free)


Essentials for Radiologists on COVID-19: An Update—Radiology Scientific Expert Panel

1 Mar, 2020 | 19:26h | UTC

Essentials for Radiologists on COVID-19: An Update—Radiology Scientific Expert Panel – Radiology (free)

Related: COVID-19: Chest CT May be the Best Screening Tool for Diagnosis in Epidemic Areas (free studies on the subject) AND Radiological findings from 81 patients with COVID-19 pneumonia in Wuhan, China: a descriptive study – The Lancet Infectious Diseases (free) AND Imaging and clinical features of patients with 2019 novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 – European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (free PDF) AND Chest CT Findings in Patients with Corona Virus Disease 2019 and its Relationship with Clinical Features – Investigative Radiology (free PDF) AND 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pneumonia: Serial Computed Tomography Findings – Korean Journal of Radiology (free PDF) AND Chest Radiographic and CT Findings of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): Analysis of Nine Patients Treated in Korea – Korean Journal of Radiology (free PDF)

See also: Latest Developments and Research in the COVID-19 Outbreak (several resources on the subject)


Severe SARS-CoV-2 Infections: Practical Considerations and Management Strategy for Intensivists

27 Feb, 2020 | 08:36h | UTC

Severe SARS-CoV-2 infections: practical considerations and management strategy for intensivists – Intensive Care Medicine (free)

Related: Intensive care during the coronavirus epidemic – Intensive Care Medicine (free) AND How to face the novel coronavirus infection during the 2019–2020 epidemic: the experience of Sichuan Provincial People’s Hospital – Intensive Care Medicine (free) AND Critical care management of adults with community-acquired severe respiratory viral infection – Intensive Care Medicine (free) AND Coronavirus epidemic: preparing for extracorporeal organ support in intensive care – The Lancet Respiratory medicine (free) AND Preparing for the Most Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19: The Potential Role of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation – JAMA (free)


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Community-acquired Pneumonia in Critically Ill Very Old Patients: A Growing Problem

23 Feb, 2020 | 22:06h | UTC

Community-acquired pneumonia in critically ill very old patients: a growing problem – European Respiratory Review (free)

Editorial: Natural enemy or friend? Pneumonia in the very elderly critically ill patient (free)


Review: α1-Antitrypsin Deficiency and Chronic Respiratory Disorders

23 Feb, 2020 | 21:16h | UTC

α1-Antitrypsin deficiency and chronic respiratory disorders – European Respiratory Review (free)


Review: How Can We Minimize the Use of Regular Oral Corticosteroids in Asthma?

23 Feb, 2020 | 21:15h | UTC

How can we minimise the use of regular oral corticosteroids in asthma? – European Respiratory Review (free)


Global Burden of Disease Study: Trends and Risk Factors of Mortality and Disability-Adjusted Life Years for Chronic Respiratory Diseases

20 Feb, 2020 | 11:00h | UTC

Trends and risk factors of mortality and disability adjusted life years for chronic respiratory diseases from 1990 to 2017: systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 – The BMJ (free)

Commentary: Sharp rise in lung disease deaths over past 27 years – OnMedica (free)


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Current and Future Applications of Liquid Biopsy in Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer from Early to Advanced Stages

18 Feb, 2020 | 08:02h | UTC

Current and future applications of liquid biopsy in nonsmall cell lung cancer from early to advanced stages – European Respiratory Review (free)


Basic Point‐of‐care Ultrasound Framework Based on the Airway, Breathing, and Circulation Approach for the Initial Management of Shock and Dyspnea

16 Feb, 2020 | 20:46h | UTC

Basic point‐of‐care ultrasound framework based on the airway, breathing, and circulation approach for the initial management of shock and dyspnea – Acute Medicine & Surgery (free)

Source: Grupo UTIclínica – HCFMUSP


CDC Guidelines for the Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection

14 Feb, 2020 | 02:22h | UTC

Guidelines for the Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection: Recommendations from the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association and CDC, 2020 – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (free)

Related: WHO Guideline: Latent TB Infection (free) AND Study: Rifampicin is Likely to be the Safest Latent Tuberculosis Infection Treatment Option (free)

Commentary: Guidelines Updated on Treating Latent TB – NEJM Journal Watch (free)


Guideline: Enhanced Recovery After Lung Surgery

4 Feb, 2020 | 08:00h | UTC

Clinical guidelines on perioperative management strategies for enhanced recovery after lung surgery – Translational Lung Cancer Research (free)

Related: Guidelines for enhanced recovery after lung surgery: recommendations of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS®) Society and the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) – European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (free) AND Enhanced recovery programs in lung cancer surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials – Cancer Management and Research (free)

See also other Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Guidelines (free)


Smoking Cessation: A Report of the Surgeon General

28 Jan, 2020 | 09:10h | UTC

Smoking Cessation: A Report of the Surgeon General – U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (free)

News Release: Surgeon General Releases First Report Focused on Smoking Cessation in 30 Years – U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (free)

Commentaries: E-cigarettes don’t help smokers quit, U.S. Surgeon General says – UPI (free) AND New U.S. Surgeon General’s Report Focuses on Smoking Cessation Efforts – American College of Cardiology (free) AND Surgeon General Releases Report Focused on Smoking Cessation – The ASCO Post (free)


Chest Radiography in Adult Critical Care Unit: A Pictorial Review

19 Jan, 2020 | 20:47h | UTC

Chest radiography in adult critical care unit: A pictorial review – Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging (free)


Non-sleepy Obstructive Sleep Apnea: To Treat or Not to Treat?

16 Jan, 2020 | 02:57h | UTC

Non-sleepy obstructive sleep apnoea: to treat or not to treat? – European Respiratory Review (free)

Related: Pro/Con Debate: Should Asymptomatic Patients with Moderate-to-severe OSA be Treated? (free) AND Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Cardiovascular Disease: A Review of the Literature and Proposed Multidisciplinary Clinical Management Strategy (free reviews) AND Positive airway pressure doesn’t reduce cardiovascular events and death in adults with sleep apnea (link to abstract and commentaries)


Oral Appliance Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: State of the Art

16 Jan, 2020 | 03:03h | UTC

Oral Appliance Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea: State of the Art – Journal of Clinical Medicine (free)


Editorial – How I Set Up Positive End-Expiratory Pressure: Evidence- and Physiology-Based!

12 Jan, 2020 | 21:13h | UTC

How I set up positive end-expiratory pressure: evidence- and physiology-based! – Critical Care (free)


Update on Management of Pleural Disease

8 Jan, 2020 | 21:52h | UTC

Update on Management of Pleural Disease – Current Pulmonology Reports (free)

Related: Pleural Effusion in Adults—Etiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment (free guideline and reviews)


Consensus Report: Lung–kidney Interactions in Critically Ill Patients

10 Dec, 2019 | 08:36h | UTC

Lung–kidney interactions in critically ill patients: consensus report of the Acute Disease Quality Initiative (ADQI) 21 Workgroup – Intensive Care Medicine (free)


Guidance for Prone Positioning in Adult Critical Care

1 Dec, 2019 | 22:15h | UTC

Guidance For: Prone Positioning in Adult Critical Care – Intensive Care Society (free PDF) (via @CritCareReviews)

Related: Prone Positioning in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome – Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (free) AND Meta-Analysis: Assessment of Therapeutic Interventions and Lung Protective Ventilation in Patients with Moderate to Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (free meta-analysis and guidelines on the subject) AND Research: ECMO versus Prone Position in ARDS (link to abstract) AND Prone Positioning in Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome – New England Journal of Medicine (free)


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