In addition to the chart below, the post includes links to critical information on respiratory management from EMCrit.
Right now the appropriate diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19 is a moving target.
EMCrit has a number of awesome posts on COVID-19 and suggestions on how to manage respiratory failure in COVID. And the posts differ significantly from the respiratory failure treatment advice in the MM treatment guide. Here are links to the EMCrit resources to consider [In addition to the show notes resources and the podcasts be sure to review all the thoughtful comments after each post]:
- EMCrit Wee – Stop Kneejerk Intubation with the EMCrit Crew
March 30, 2020 by Dr Scott Weingart
- EMCrit 269 – Rationing of Critical Care and Ventilators in COVID19 with Reub Strayer. March 31, 2020 by Dr Scott Weingart
- EMCrit Wee – Webinar I Gave to Pulm/Crit Care Fellows on Avoiding Intubation and Initial Ventilation of COVID19 Patients
April 4, 2020 by Dr Scott Weingart
The chart below is from:
Author(s): Michigan Medicine ICU Directors
Institution or Source: Michigan Medicine
Adapted from Massachusetts General Hospital document 3-20-2020.
Here is the link to the PDF of the MM Treatment Guide 3-29-2020