Knowledge Translation Tools to Guide Care of Non-Intubated Patients With Acute Respiratory Illness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

David Leasa; Paul Cameron; Kimia Honarmand; Tina Mele; Karen J. Bosma


Crit Care. 2021;25(22) 

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Emerging data on use of NRS in COVID-19 are limited to observational studies demonstrating feasibility and physiologic benefits rather than trials evaluating clinically important outcomes. Furthermore, due to the urgency of publishing, heterogeneity in study design and reporting of data make comparisons across centres problematic. Notwithstanding, the knowledge translation tools we developed are based on best available evidence and were utilized in our hospitals with excellent uptake and acceptance by staff.