• USA the source of most of New Zealand's coronavirus cases

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    New Zealand, an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, is marked by its early and fierce determination to totally arrest the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 , the viral illness that is causing the current COVID-19 pandemic.
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  • Just-in-Time Simulation to Guide Workflow Design for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Difficult Airway Management*

    Just-in-Time Simulation to Guide Workflow Design for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Difficult Airway Management*

    1 month ago - By Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

    Objectives:
    The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has required that hospitals rapidly adapt workflows and processes to limit disease spread and optimize the care of critically ill children.
    Design and Setting:
    As part of our institution's coronavirus disease 2019 critical care workflow design process, we developed and conducted a number of simulation exercises, increasing in complexity, progressing to intubation wearing personal protective equipment, and culminating in activation of our difficult airway team for an airway emergency.
    Patients and Interventions:
    In situ simulations were used...
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  • Children in Critical Care Due to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection: Experience in a Spanish Hospital

    Children in Critical Care Due to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection: Experience in a Spanish Hospital

    1 month ago - By Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

    Objectives:
    Spain has been one of the countries most severely affected by the coronavirus disease 2019. This study aims to describe a series of children admitted to a PICU due to coronavirus disease 2019 infection.
    Design:
    Prospective observational study.
    Setting:
    Tertiary hospital in Madrid, Spain.
    Patients:
    Children admitted to the PICU with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2) infection, from March 1, 2020, to April 15, 2020.
    Interventions:
    Observational study.
    Measurements and Main Results:
    Epidemiologic data, previous...
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