COVID-19 Updates March 2021

March 08, 2021 00:28:05
COVID-19 Updates March 2021
Critical Care Perspectives in Emergency Medicine
COVID-19 Updates March 2021
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In recent weeks, there have been several important studies and guidelines published that have served to improve our understanding of treating critically ill patients with COVID-19 infection.  In this podcast, we highlight the latest update from the SSC and discuss studies on convalescent plasma and IL-6 antagonists.

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