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COVID-19: Respiratory Complications and Therapeutic Management, presented in partnership with the Society of Mechanical Ventilation

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1.  What are three distinctive angiocentric features of COVID-19?
  1. Severe endothelial injury
  2. Vascular thrombosis with microangiopathy and occlusion of alveolar capillaries
  3. New vessel growth through a mechanism of intussusceptive angiogenic features
  4. All of the above
2.  What symptoms may be seen in patients with COVID-19?
  1. Dyspnea (new or worsening over baseline)
  2. Eupnea
  3. Frequent urination
  4. Neurogenic hyperventilation
3.  Which respiratory support modality has the potential to improve oxygenation in COVID -19 patients?
  1. Manual resuscitator hooked up to room air
  2. Powered air purifying respirator (PAPR)
  3. High-flow nasal cannula (HFNC)
  4. All of the above
4.  What does the ROX index calculate?
  1. Ratio of stroke volume by the heart rate
  2. Ratio of tidal volume by respiratory rate
  3. Ratio of SpO2/FIO2 to respiratory rate
  4. Ratio of compliance from the left side of the heart and the pulmonary circulation.
5.  What does the driving pressure (tidal pressure) target?
  1. Highest PEEP and intrapleural pressure
  2. Lowest tidal volume and mechanical power
  3. Highest intrapulmonary pressure and FiO2
  4. Lowest respiratory rate and compliance

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