Characteristics, treatment, outcomes and cause of death of invasively ventilated patients with COVID-19 ARDS in Milan, Italy.
Alberto Zangrillo, Luigi Beretta, Anna Mara Scandroglio, Giacomo Monti, Evgeny Fominskiy, Sergio Colombo, Federica Morselli, Alessandro Belletti, Paolo Silvani, Martina Crivellari, Fabrizio Monaco, Maria Luisa Azzolini, Raffaella Reineke, Pasquale Nardelli, Marianna Sartorelli, Carmine D Votta, Annalisa Ruggeri, Fabio Ciceri, Francesco De Cobelli, Moreno Tresoldi Show all
Crit Care Resusc | Published : 2020
OBJECTIVE: Describe characteristics, daily care and outcomes of patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). DESIGN: Case series of 73 patients. SETTING: Large tertiary hospital in Milan. PARTICIPANTS: Mechanically ventilated patients with confirmed COVID-19 admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) between 20 February and 2 April 2020. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Demographic and daily clinical data were collected to identify predictors of early mortality. RESULTS: Of the 73 patients included in the study, most were male (83.6%), the median age was 61 years (interquartile range [IQR], 54-69 years), and hypertension affected 52.9% of patients. Lymph..View full abstract