Emergency preparedness and COVID19

Please share the readiness of your organization, hospital, department, unit to deal with overwhelming pandemic of COVID-19 and what all strategies are being adopted to be forthwith to deal with it?

SCCM just completed a survey on the readiness of ICU’s. We will be posting results online and announcing via email sometime next week.


Look forward for the report, definitely will be helpful in triage and other decision making.

Here is the link to the report:


Quick literature search on similar topic from Critical care -related journals

Daugherty, EL ; Rubinson,L., Sevransky, JE,. 2011 Critical Care Medicine: 39 (11) - p 2534-2539

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