The Ins and Outs of ECMO

 

In this informative presentation, David Maver, BSN, RN, CCRN, discusses the history, benefits and characteristics of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO, in the emergent setting. In a wide-ranging assessment, Mr. Maver considers the indications for ECMO, examines its mobile equipment and its use in the field, reviews the types, costs and ethical considerations of the therapy, and provides a case study to illustrate the use of ECMO as a bridge to heart transplant.

 

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