July 23, 2020

COVID and ARDS - Back To Basics

In this episode of Critical Matters, we discuss the management of COVID induced ARDS.

Our guest is Dr. Eddy Fan, an associate Professor in the Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine and the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto and a Staff Intensivist at the University Health Network/Mount Sinai Hospital. He is currently the Medical Director of the Extracorporeal Life Support Program at the Toronto General Hospital, and the Director of Critical Care Research at the University Health Network/Mount Sinai Hospital. During our conversation, we discuss phenotypes within ARDS, the best available evidence for the management of ARDS, and other topics.

Additional Resources:
COVID-19-Associated Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Is a Different Approach to Management Warranted?: https://bit.ly/3fMkYOp
American Thoraic Society - Mechanical Ventilation in Adult Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: https://bit.ly/2CQTIju
Management of COVID-19 Respiratory Distress: https://bit.ly/2WuwFCw
Previous Episodes of Critical Matters on COVID-19 Induced ARDS/Respiratory Failure:
- https://bit.ly/2OGWF8T
- https://bit.ly/32yO2p7

Books Mentioned in this Episode:
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce: https://amzn.to/2OJyiHM