Managing Critically Ill Patients with COVID-19


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Release Date : March 25 2020

Surviving Sepsis Campaign: Guidelines on the Management of Critically Ill Adults with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

This summary of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign's Guidelines on the Management of Critically Ill Adults with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) provides recommendations to support hospital clinicians managing critically ill adults with COVID-19 in the ICU. The target users of this guideline are frontline clinicians, allied health professionals, and policymakers involved in the care of patients with COVID-19 in the ICU.         

A panel of 36 experts from 12 countries reviewed the literature and identified relevant and recent evidence on supportive care for COVID-19 patient in the intensive care unit (ICU). Recommendations were generated based on the balance between benefit and harm, resource and cost implications, equity, and feasibility.

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