COVID-19 Clinical Resources and Pertinent Research
A daily updated list of the most useful COVID-19 clinical resources and the most significant research publications with a summary of their key findings. To contribute, click the plus button on the left. Short URL: bit.ly/C19Res

COVID-19 Clinical Resources

Quick Reference Cards

  1. COVID-19 In-Hospital Treatment Algorithms (v6/22)
  2. Initial Presentation: The 5 Types of COVID-19 Patients
  3. COVID-19 ICU Quick Reference ICU Protocols
  4. COVID-19 Intubation Checklists
    1. Basics of Mechanical Ventilation
    2. Overview of Ventilator Modes
    3. Ventilator Troubleshooting (v1.1)
    4. Volume Assist/Control Ventilation
    5. Weaning from the Ventilator
  5. ARDS Overview
    1. ARDSnet Mechanical Ventilation Protocol
    2. Tidal Volume Quick Reference
    3. APRV Overview
  6. Management of Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients in Respiratory Failure (v4/10)
    1. Vasopressors Quick Reference
    2. Algorithm for Use of Inhaled Pulmonary Vasodilators in Refractory Hypoxemia
    3. Acid Base Disorders Quick Reference
    4. Shock Quick Reference
  7. SSC COVID-19 Guidelines Quick Reference
    1. SSC COVID-19 with Hypoxia Algorithm
    2. SSC COVID-19 with ARDS Algorithm
  8. ICU Checklist for Non-Critical Care Providers

Clinical Guidelines and Protocols

  1. NIH COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines
  2. Australian Guidelines for the Clinical Care of COVID-19
  3. EM:RAP – COVID-19
  4. EMCrit – COVID-19
    1. COVID-19 Intubation Packs and Preoxygenation for Intubation
    2. COVID-19 Airway Management Tips
    3. APRV Guidelines
  5. UpToDate – COVID-19
    1. ARDS: Oxygenation and Supportive Care
    2. ARDS: Ventilator Management Strategies
    3. ARDS: Prone Ventilation
    4. ECMO
  6. DynaMed – COVID-19
  7. ACP – COVID-19 Clinical Guidance
  8. ICM – COVID-19 Clinical Guidance
  9. SCCM – Critical Care for the Non-ICU Clinician
  10. Penn Medicine Treatment Guidelines for SARS-CoV-2 Infection
  11. IDSA Guidelines on the Pharmacological Treatment of COVID-19
  12. Institution Specific Protocols List

Mechanical Ventilation Info

  1. PulmCrit – Guide to Splitting Ventilators
    1. How to Use One Ventilator to Save Multiple Lives
    2. LITFL: Shared Ventilation: How To Do It If You Have To
  2. COVID-19 Ventilator Simulator
  3. COVID-19 Ventilator Course
    1. Mechanical Ventilation Explained Clearly – Ventilator Settings & Modes
    2. Pathophysiology and Ventilator Management of ARDS in COVID-19
    3. How To Modify a Bi-Pap Machine into a Ventilator
    4. How To Modify a Resmed VPAP Machine into a Ventilator

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  1. Personal Protective Equipment for COVID-19
  2. CDC: Decontamination and Reuse of Filtering Facepiece Respirators
    1. REBEL EM: N95 Mask Decontamination and Reuse (Also see N95DECON)
  3. Fix The Mask: Enhancing Surgical Masks Using Rubber Bands
  4. CDC: Making Your Own Reusable Elastomeric Respirator For Use During COVID-19
  5. More PPE Research and Development
  6. Resources for Obtaining PPE:  ProjectN95,  #GetUsPPE,  Mask Match

Governmental Resources and Guidance

  1. CDC COVID-19 Info for Healthcare Professionals
  2. ECDC COVID-19 Updates
  3. WHO COVID-19 Daily Situation Reports
    1. WHO Biosafety Guidance for Handling COVID-19

Radiology Imaging Databases

  1. Radiology Databases List

Other Clinical Info

  1. General
    1. NEJM Video: How to Obtain a Nasopharyngeal Swab Specimen
    2. MGH 3/26 Ground Rounds Video: Pathogenesis and Management of Respiratory Failure in COVID-19
    3. Nutrition Therapy in the Patient with COVID-19 Disease Requiring ICU Care
  2. Cardiovascular Involvement
  3. Pediatrics
    1. Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with COVID-19
    2. COVID-19 in Children: Initial Characterization of the Pediatric Disease
  4. Nursing Homes/Long-term Care
    1. CDC: Preparing for COVID-19 at Long-term Care Facilities and Nursing Homes
    2. CMS: COVID-19 Guidance for Nursing Homes
  5. Other
    1. RCEM COVID-19 Tips and Resources
    2. Corona Virus Tech Handbook for Doctors
    3. Frontline COVID Guide

Tools

  1. EPIC Templates for COVID Documentation
  2. MDCalc: Core COVID-19 Calculators
  3. VentICalc: Respiratory Mechanics Calculator
  4. CARDMEDIC: Communication Flashcards
  5. NEJM COVID-19 Treatment Simulations
  6. COVID-19 Simulations
  7. COVID-19 Ventilator Simulator
  8. NEJM: Severe COVID-19 Clinical Vignette
  9. 360° Video: Best Practices for Resuscitation of COVID-19 Respiratory Failure
  10. Communicating with Patient’s Families: Key Phrases

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