Date/Time: Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Track: Special Interest Group
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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges. During this pandemic, the roles and responsibilities of many neurointensivists have drastically changed. Neurointensivists have been frontline providers in evolving clinical roles, key stakeholders in surge planning efforts, decision-makers in resource allocation, medical ethicists in policy development, and patient advocates. In this section, we will hear from a panel of neurointensivists about their personal experience during the COVID-19 pandemic.
To describe the neurological manifestations of COVID-19 in the intensive care unit.
To discuss the clinical management of critically ill COVID-19 patients.
To explore the challenges of resource allocation and hospital surge planning during a pandemic.
To hear the impact on the Neurointensive care units including care of other non-COVID patients.
To share the unique ethical issues involved in resource allocation and prognostication.