Intensive Care Society COVID-19 Guidance and Resource Library 


The Intensive Care Society is working hard to bring you new and updated critical care guidance to support you with the management of patients with suspected and confirmed COVID-19.

Our published guidance prior COVID-19 is still very current, so please make sure your check out our guidance pages to find documents such as Prone Positioning and ARDS

We have also partnered with the Royal College of Anaesthetists, Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine and Association of Anaesthetists to bring you collaborative guidance. Check out our dedicated website for this. www.icmanaesthesiacovid-19.org

You find links to our wellbeing resources here

*all guidance and information is displayed in date order, newest to oldest*

Clinical Guidance

Renal Replacement Therapy for Critically Unwell Adult Patients

Published: 9 October 2020

Joint guidance by Intensive Care Society, The Renal Association and British Renal Society
Patient safety COVID-19 update – 12 June 2020

Uploaded 12/06/2020
Guidance for conscious proning

Authors: Peter Bamford, Andrew Bentley, Jane Dean, David Whitmore and Noamaan Wilson-Baig

Published on 12 April, 2020
Guidance for prone enteral feeding 

Published on 8 April, 2020
Eye care in intensive care guidance

Modified guidance for ventilated patients including patients in the prone position.

Author Dr Parwez Hossain

Released by the ICS on 6 April, 2020
Guidance for COVID-19 lung ultrasound

Dedicated pages to lung ultrasound can be found here .
Rapid Guidance - Introduction to pharmacy in critical care during COVID-19

Published 26 March, 2020
Management of nutrition and dietetic critical care services during COVID-19 guidance

Authors: Danni Bear and Ella Terblanche 
Published on 24 March 2020
Download BDA guidance here
(Adobe PDF File)

Tracheostomy in the Covid-19 outbreak

Published on 20 March, 2020

NICE: COVID-19 Rapid guideline: critical care

Published on 20 March, 2020

Rapid guideline can found here
Airway Management Principles

Published 19 March, 2020
Read the full guidance here
COVID-19 proning quick guide

Published on 19 March, 2020
Daily Checklist for ventilated COVID-19 patients

Created by Dr Matt Morgan
Published 17 March 2020
The Australian and New Zealand Society of Intensive Care Society (ANZICS) has just released guidelines for the management of COVID-19 

Published on 16 March, 2020

link the guidance is here: https://www.wficc.com/covid-19
NHS Speciality Guide - ITU and COVID-19

Published on 16 march, 2020
WHO Guidance: Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection (SARI) when COVID-19 disease is suspected 

Interim guidance provided by: Work Health Organization

Published on: 13 March, 2020
Interactions with Experimental COVID-19 Therapies

Provided by: Liverpool Drug Interactions Group.
Last updated: 6 March, 2020