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COVID-19 & related researches

Article Collection

Published in the Journal of Intensive Care. (2020)

Editor-in-Chief: Hiroshi Morisaki 
Keio University, Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

A collection of papers on COVID-19 and related studies, ​​​​​​published in the Journal of Intensive Care.

All articles have undergone standard peer review process of the Journal of Intensive Care and have been subject to all of the journal’s standard policies. This includes the journal’s policy on competing interests. The Editors declare no competing interests with the submissions which they have handled through the peer review process.

  1. Dexamethasone improves survival of patients with COVID-19 acute respiratory distress syndrome, but might shorten the delay between the start of invasive mechanical ventilation and the occurrence of ventilator-...

    Authors: Martin Cour, Marie Simon, Laurent Argaud, Guillaume Monneret and Fabienne Venet
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2021 9:64
  2. During COVID-19, immature granulocyte (IG) concentration is heterogeneous with higher concentrations than those found in bacterial sepsis. We investigated the relationship between IG levels at ICU admission an...

    Authors: Thomas Daix, Robin Jeannet, Ana Catalina Hernandez Padilla, Philippe Vignon, Jean Feuillard and Bruno François
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2021 9:58
  3. The effect of changes to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) procedures in response to Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) management and outcomes are unreported. In this m...

    Authors: Sau Ki Tong, Lowell Ling, Jack Zhenhe Zhang, Florence H. Y. Yap, Kam Leung Law and Gavin M. Joynt
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2021 9:55
  4. Since the start of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, it has remained unknown whether conventional risk prediction tools used in intensive care units are applicable to patients with COVID-19. Th...

    Authors: Hideki Endo, Hiroyuki Ohbe, Junji Kumasawa, Shigehiko Uchino, Satoru Hashimoto, Yoshitaka Aoki, Takehiko Asaga, Eiji Hashiba, Junji Hatakeyama, Katsura Hayakawa, Nao Ichihara, Hiromasa Irie, Tatsuya Kawasaki, Hiroshi Kurosawa, Tomoyuki Nakamura, Hiroshi Okamoto…
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2021 9:42
  5. REMAP-CAP, a randomized, embedded, multifactorial adaptive platform trial for community-acquired pneumonia, is an international clinical trial that is rapidly expanding its scope and scale in response to the C...

    Authors: Kazuhiro Kamata, Kazuaki Jindai, Nao Ichihara, Hiroki Saito, Hideaki Kato, Hiroyuki Kunishima, Ayumi Shintani, Osamu Nishida and Shigeki Fujitani
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2021 9:34
  6. A significant number of COVID-19 patients have been treated using invasive mechanical ventilation (IMV). The ability to evaluate functional status of COVID-19 survivors early on at ICU and hospital discharge m...

    Authors: Benjamin Musheyev, Lara Borg, Rebeca Janowicz, Michael Matarlo, Hayle Boyle, Gurinder Singh, Victoria Ende, Ioannis Babatsikos, Wei Hou and Tim Q. Duong
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2021 9:31
  7. The COVID-19 global pandemic has placed unprecedented strain on healthcare and critical care services around the world. Whilst most resources have focused on the acute phase of the disease, there is likely to ...

    Authors: Matthew Cadd and Maya Nunn
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2021 9:29
  8. We aimed to describe the use of high-flow nasal oxygen (HFNO) in patients with COVID-19 acute respiratory failure and factors associated with a shift to invasive mechanical ventilation.

    Authors: Ricard Mellado-Artigas, Luis Eduardo Mujica, Magda Liliana Ruiz, Bruno Leonel Ferreyro, Federico Angriman, Egoitz Arruti, Antoni Torres, Enric Barbeta, Jesús Villar and Carlos Ferrando
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2021 9:23
  9. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection is associated with a prothrombotic state. We performed a meta-analysis of proportions to estimate the weighted average incidence of pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE)...

    Authors: Jun Jie Ng, Zhen Chang Liang and Andrew M. T. L. Choong
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2021 9:20
  10. Immune and inflammatory dysfunction was reported to underpin critical COVID-19(coronavirus disease 2019). We aim to develop a machine learning model that enables accurate prediction of critical COVID-19 using ...

    Authors: Yue Gao, Lingxi Chen, Jianhua Chi, Shaoqing Zeng, Xikang Feng, Huayi Li, Dan Liu, Xinxia Feng, Siyuan Wang, Ya Wang, Ruidi Yu, Yuan Yuan, Sen Xu, Chunrui Li, Wei Zhang, Shuaicheng Li…
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2021 9:19
  11. Unavailability or saturation of the intensive care unit may be associated with the fatality of COVID-19. Prioritizing the patients for hospitalization and intensive care may be critical for reducing the fatali...

    Authors: JoonNyung Heo, Deokjae Han, Hyung-Jun Kim, Daehyun Kim, Yeon-Kyeng Lee, Dosang Lim, Sung Ok Hong, Mi-Jin Park, Beomman Ha and Woong Seog
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2021 9:16
  12. Sepsis is characterized by various hemodynamic alterations which could happen concomitantly in the heart, pulmonary and systemic circulations. A comprehensive demonstration of their interactions in the clinica...

    Authors: François Bagate, Paul Masi, Thomas d’Humières, Lara Al-Assaad, Laure Abou Chakra, Keyvan Razazi, Nicolas de Prost, Guillaume Carteaux, Genevieve Derumeaux and Armand Mekontso Dessap
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2021 9:12
  13. SARS-CoV-2 may cause acute lung injury, and secondary infections are thus relevant complications in patients with COVID-19 pneumonia. However, detailed information on community- and hospital-acquired infection...

    Authors: Kirstine K. Søgaard, Veronika Baettig, Michael Osthoff, Stephan Marsch, Karoline Leuzinger, Michael Schweitzer, Julian Meier, Stefano Bassetti, Roland Bingisser, Christian H. Nickel, Nina Khanna, Sarah Tschudin-Sutter, Maja Weisser, Manuel Battegay, Hans H. Hirsch, Hans Pargger…
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2021 9:10
  14. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to assess whether ventricular longitudinal strain can be used as a prognostication tool in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

    Authors: Arief Wibowo, Raymond Pranata, Astri Astuti, Badai Bhatara Tiksnadi, Erwan Martanto, Januar Wibawa Martha, Augustine Purnomowati and Mohammad Rizki Akbar
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2021 9:9
  15. This study aimed to identify the association between total visitation restriction because of the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and the incidence of delirium for emergency inpatients.

    Authors: Kenji Kandori, Yohei Okada, Wataru Ishii, Hiromichi Narumiya, Yoshiro Maebayashi and Ryoji Iizuka
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2020 8:90
  16. The clinical significance of cardiac troponin measurement in patients hospitalised for coronavirus disease 2019 (covid-19) is uncertain. We investigated the prevalence of elevated troponins in these patients a...

    Authors: Bing-Cheng Zhao, Wei-Feng Liu, Shao-Hui Lei, Bo-Wei Zhou, Xiao Yang, Tong-Yi Huang, Qi-Wen Deng, Miao Xu, Cai Li and Ke-Xuan Liu
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2020 8:88
  17. A high rate of thrombotic complications, such as pulmonary embolism, has been linked to mortality in COVID-19, and appropriate treatment of thrombosis is important for lifesaving. Although heparin is frequentl...

    Authors: Hidesaku Asakura and Haruhiko Ogawa
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2020 8:71
  18. Corona virus 2 (SARS-CoV2/ Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus 2) infection has emerged as a global health crisis. Incidence of thromboembolic disease is reported to be high in SARS-CoV2 disease and...

    Authors: Samhati Mondal, Ashley L. Quintili, Kunal Karamchandani and Somnath Bose
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2020 8:70
  19. Triage becomes necessary when demand for intensive care unit (ICU) resources exceeds supply. Without triage, there is a risk that patients will be admitted to the ICU in the sequence that they present, disadva...

    Authors: Devanand Anantham, Crystal Chai-Lim, Jamie Xuelian Zhou and Ghee Chee Phua
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2020 8:59
  20. Over 5,488,000 cases of coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) have been reported since December 2019. We aim to explore risk factors associated with mortality in COVID-19 patients and assess the use of D-dimer as ...

    Authors: Yumeng Yao, Jiatian Cao, Qingqing Wang, Qingfeng Shi, Kai Liu, Zhe Luo, Xiang Chen, Sisi Chen, Kaihuan Yu, Zheyong Huang and Bijie Hu
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2020 8:49
  21. Appropriate critical care delivery for Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a cornerstone in saving lives. Earlier publications worldwide demonstrate higher mortality among patients receiving mechanical vent...

    Authors: Nobuaki Shime
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2020 8:40
  22. The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is spreading in Japan. We have collected a total of 26 patients with COVID-19 who required extracorporeal membranous oxygenation (ECMO). The available data from th...

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2020 8:29

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Intensive Care 2020 8:38