COVID-19 Critical Care Consortium Observational Study


This multi-country, multi-site study will describe the clinical characteristics of patients admitted to intensive care units with severe COVID-19, including their management, complications, and survival rates.

Primary objective: To describe clinical features; severity of pulmonary dysfunction; intensive care unit management and survival.


Type of study: Observational, Cohort study


Treatment tested:  N/A


Countries: Multi-country


Number of sites: >350 sites across 6 continents


Sample size: N/A – Ongoing, unlimited recruitment


Study participants: Patients admitted to an Intensive Care unit with laboratory-confirmed or clinically-suspected infection by SARS-CoV-2


Study status: Recruiting



Call for participating sites

We are looking for interested principal investigators and participating sites to join our global consortium that aims to characterize ICU COVID-19 patients.



Principal investigators


More information

  • Study website
  • Study ID: ACTRN12620000421932
  • Trial registry: Australian Clinical Trials



Last updated: July 2020



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