Data, data, data..

...for prevention but as important for the right treatment of SARS-CoV-2 infected ICU patient. Understanding what data are useful and how to analyze for supporting the triage and treatment. 

Good Covid-19 guidelines

The quality of the data is the basis of a useful data analysis. And good data quality starts with the right guidelines. Watch different Covid-19  Guidelines of three different Institutes.

 

A) National Institute of Health - NIH

For any critically ill patient, the goals of care must be assessed when the patient is admitted and regularly thereafter. This is essential regardless of the availability of resources, the age of the patient, or the patient’s co-morbid conditions. 

NIH Covid-19 Treatment Guidelines

 

B) National Institute for Health and Care Excellence - NICE

The purpose of this guideline is to maximise the safety of patients who need critical care during the COVID-19 pandemic, while protecting staff from infection. It will also enable services to make the best use of NHS resources.

COVID-19 rapid guideline: critical care in adults

 

C) European Centre for Diseases Prevention and Control - ECDC

What is the risk that the capacity of health and social care systems will be exceeded in the EU/EEA and the UK in the coming weeks/months, with and without mitigation measures?

Rapid Risk Assessment