Susceptibility to sepsis, flu and COVID-19: critically ill patients are abnormal hosts

A review of the evidence

The lecture duration is 36min.

0.75 CPD Points, 0.75 CEUs, 0.75 CME credits approval pending.
Accredited by CPDUK, CBRN and Provider Pending.

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Kenneth Bailie
Consultant in Intensive Care, and researcher, Edinburgh, Scotland
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This lecture was recorded 26th May 2020, so relevance to COVID-19 may have changed

Target Audience

Critical Care Doctors
Experienced or advanced Critical Care Nurses

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, you should be able to:

  • Describe the evidence for inherited susceptibility to critical illness in infection
  • Define key terms including phenotype and genotype
  • Understand the scale of the human genome and variation within it
  • Describe the analogous nature of new terms describing sub-syndromes and diseases