Critical Care Alert – May 1, 2022
May 1, 2022
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This special feature summarizes the literature associated with awake prone positioning (APP), describes known factors related to successful APP, and highlights current recommendations regarding APP in the setting of COVID-19.
In a single-center, open label study, ketamine for emergency intubation compared to etomidate was associated with lower seven-day mortality, although 28-day mortality was similar.
The time period of the COVID-19 pandemic was associated with increases in hospital-onset bloodstream infections, mainly in patients with COVID-19.