September 10, 2020

Corticosteroids in COVID-19 ARDS

In this episode of Critical Matters, we will take a deep dive into the topic of corticosteroids in COVID-19 ARDS.

Our guest is Todd Rice, MD, an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Rice is an accomplished physician-scientist focused on research in patients with sepsis, ARDS, and acute respiratory failure. He recently co-authored an editorial published in JAMA; “Corticosteroids in COVID-19 ARDS: Evidence and Hope During the Pandemic.”

Additional Resources:
Corticosteroids in COVID-19 ARDS:
PROSPERO Meta Analysis:
RECOVERY Clinical Trial:
REMAP-CAP Clinical Trial:
CODEX Clinical Trial:
CAPE-COVID Clinical Trial:

Books Mentioned in this Episode:
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi: