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Peer-Reviewed Publications

American Journal of Gastroenterology

Preparation In The Big Apple: New York City, A New Epicenter of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Annals of Surgery

COVID-19 Outbreak and Surgical Practice: Unexpected Fatality in Perioperative Period (March 26, 2020)

Protecting Surgical Teams During the COVID-19 Outbreak: A Narrative Review and Clinical Considerations (March 2020)

COVID-19 — Considerations and Implications for Surgical Learners (March 24, 2020)

Managing COVID-19 in Surgical Systems (March 23, 2020)

Minimally invasive surgery and the novel coronavirus outbreak: lessons learned in China and Italy


COVID-19 Special Article Series

Perioperative management of patients infected with the novel coronavirus: Recommendation from the Joint Task Force of the Chinese Society of Anesthesiology and the Chinese Association of Anesthesiologists (March 6, 2020)

Canadian Journal of Anesthesia

What we do when a COVID-19 patient needs an operation: operating room preparation and guidance (March 3, 2020)

Colorectal Disease

Coronavirus Pandemic and Colorectal Surgery: Practical Advice Based on the Italian Experience (March 31, 2020)

Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak: what the department of endoscopy should know (March 12, 2020)

Journal of the American College of Surgeons

Lessons Learned During the COVID-19 Virus Pandemic (March 27, 2020)

Critical Care Blueprint for Handling Essential Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

JAMA Network

Optimizing the Trade-off Between Learning and Doing in a Pandemic (March 30, 2020)

Older Clinicians and the Surge in Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (March 30, 2020)

Convalescent Plasma to Treat COVID-19 Possibilities and Challenges (March 27, 2020)

Treatment of 5 Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19 With Convalescent Plasma (March 27, 2020)

Factors Associated With Mental Health Outcomes Among Health Care Workers Exposed to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (March 23, 2020)

JAMA Network Coronavirus Disease 2019 Articles

New England Journal of Medicine

Covid-19 in Critically Ill Patients in the Seattle Region — Case Series (March 30, 2020)

Fair Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources in the Time of Covid-19 (March 23, 2020)

The Toughest Triage—Allocating Ventilators in a Pandemic (March 23, 2020)

SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Children (March 18, 2020)


SAGES Recommendations Regarding Surgical Response to COVID-19 (March 19, 2020)

Resources for COVID-Management of Lung Failure

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

Recruitment Maneuvers for Acute Lung Injury: A Systematic Review (December 1, 2008)

Annals of Internal Medicine

Early Percutaneous Tracheotomy Versus Prolonged Intubation of Mechanically Ventilated Patients after Cardiac Surgery: A Randomized Trial (March 15, 2011)

Current Opinion in Anesthesiology

Update: Adjuncts to Mechanical Ventilation (April 2012)

Current Opinion in Critical Care

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Respiratory Failure in Adults (February 2012)

Intensive Care Medicine

Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock: 2016 (January 18, 2017)

Ultrasound-Guided Percutaneous Dilational Tracheostomy Versus Bronchoscopy-Guided Percutaneous Dilational Tracheostomy in Critically Ill Patients (TRACHUS): A Randomized Noninferiority Controlled Trial (March 1, 2016)

Journal of the American Medical Association

Video Laryngoscopy vs Direct Laryngoscopy on Successful First-Pass Orotracheal Intubation Among ICU Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial (February 7, 2017)

Video Laryngoscopy in the Intensive Care Unit: Seeing Is Believing, but That Does Not Mean It’s True (February 7, 2017)

Effect of Conservative vs Conventional Oxygen Therapy on Mortality among Patients in an Intensive Care Unit: The Oxygen-ICU Randomized Clinical Trial (October 18, 2016)

When Should a Mechanically Ventilated Patient Undergo Tracheostomy?  (May 22, 2013)

Higher vs Lower Positive End-Expiratory Pressure in Patients with Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (March 3, 2010)

Therapies for Refractory Hypoxemia in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (December 8, 2010)

Ventilation Strategy Using Low Tidal Volumes, Recruitment Maneuvers, and High Positive End-Expiratory Pressure for Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Randomized Controlled Trial (February 13, 2008)

New England Journal of Medicine

High-Frequency Oscillation in Early Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (February 28, 2013)

High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation on Shaky Ground (February 28, 2013)

Prone Positioning in Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (June 6, 2013)

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for ARDS in Adults (November 17, 2011)