#ESICMtv webinar – Management of sedation in #COVID19 patients

The experts:

Co-Presenter: Prof. Margaret Herridge is Professor of Medicine, Critical Care & Pulmonary Medicine at the University Health Network, Toronto, Canada; Senior Scientist at the Toronto General Research Institute; Director of Research in the Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, and Director of RECOVER, a clinical & research programme for patient and family-centred follow-up care after critical illness. Margaret was awarded Honorary Membership of ESICM in 2016 for her contribution to the international field of intensive care medicine.

Co-Presenter: Prof. Arjen Slooter is a consultant neurologist-intensivist at the Department of Intensive Care Medicine, UMC Utrecht (Netherlands) and Professor of Intensive Care Neuropsychiatry at Utrecht University. His research focus is on delirium and neuropsychiatric outcome after anaesthesia/surgery or critical illness. He is President of the European Delirium Association and he previously chaired the Delirium Section of the SCCM 2018 Guideline on Pain, Agitation, Delirium, Early Mobilisation and Sleep.

Moderator: Dr Björn Weiss is attending physician at Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin in the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine. He is a clinician and researcher with a general interest in delirium, sedation and the effects of sedatives in critically ill patients. Björn has conducted several clinical studies in the ICU and was part of the development of two evidence and consensus-based guidelines.

Here some notes by M. Velia Antonini @FOAMecmo

The presentation