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Manual of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) in the ICU
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 392

Manual of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) in the ICU

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) is a procedure that uses a machine to take over the work of the lungs and sometimes the heart. The system provides heart-lung bypass support using a pump to circulate blood through an artificial lung back into the bloodstream, providing enough oxygen to the patient, whilst allowing time for the lungs and heart to rest or heal during or after serious illness. ECMO is often used for babies, but can also be used for children and adults (Medline Plus). The techniques for ECMO require professionals from multidisciplinary background to be involved in the procedure. This practical manual is a comprehensive guide to ECMO. Divided into eleven sections, the b...

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), An Issue of Critical Care Clinics, E-Book
  • Language: en

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), An Issue of Critical Care Clinics, E-Book

This issue of Critical Care Clinics focuses on Mechanical Circulartory Support. Editors Nitin Puri and Michael Baram have assembled an expert team of authors on topics such as: History of ECMO; Evolution current technique and equipment; Program Development; Review ELSO standards; Cardiac Failure of medical management; Cardiac Management and Complications; Pre-Respiratory; Respiratory Management and Complications; Post ECMO management; Post ECMO complication; DVT; Transport- Interhospital and How to prep patient; ECHO; Family understanding of ECMO (to cannulate or not); Pharmacy, Nutrition, Blood Management; Transport; The future of ECMO and ventilation.

ECMO
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 85

ECMO

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1988
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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ECMO-Extracorporeal Life Support in Adults
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 489

ECMO-Extracorporeal Life Support in Adults

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has been in clinical use for some 40 years, but it is only in the past decade that its application in the treatment of life-threatening circulatory and respiratory failure has truly flourished. This book presents a comprehensive overview of both pathophysiological and practical aspects of circulatory and respiratory extracorporeal support. The basics of ECMO, including its history, the “ECMO team”, cannulation, materials, and blood-surface interactions, are first discussed. The various indications for and particular characteristics of circulatory and respiratory extracorporeal life support are then described in detail in the main part of the boo...

Nursing Care and ECMO
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 125

Nursing Care and ECMO

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2017-03-13
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  • Publisher: Springer

This book explores the unique aspects involved in the management of ECMO patients such as physiopathology and indications, setting up the device, monitoring ECMO and the patient, troubleshooting, ethical aspects and rehabilitation. For the past eight years, management of acute heart failure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) patients has been improved by the development of short-term assistance devices, with ECMO as a first line treatment. This highly informative book provides essential insights for ICU nurses at ECMO centers around the world, who face the substantial challenges involved in the management of ECMO patients. Above all, it meets their training needs with regard to bedside monitoring for these patients, which has become a major issue. The editors and most of the contributors serve at La Pitié-Salpétrière ICU, France, which, in terms of the number of admissions and major publications produced, is one of the world’s leading authorities on ECMO.

ECMO, Efficacy and Potential Need in Quebec
  • Language: en

ECMO, Efficacy and Potential Need in Quebec

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1990
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  • Publisher: Unknown

ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) is a procedure by which the normal gas exchange function of the lungs is temporarily assumed by an artificial heart-lung machine. ECMO is used when an infant's survival is considered unlikely and when it is also believed that the 5-10 days of life gained by its use may provide an opportunity for natural recovery to take place. This report examines the efficacy of ECMO as revealed in the clinical literature, the complications & costs of ECMO, the need for ECMO to treat various conditions, and the status of ECMO as a procedure. Points to consider if making a decision about implementation of an ECMO centre in Quebec are also discussed, including the number of cases that might benefit from ECMO therapy, the potential increase in survival rates, and the costs involved.

ECMO in the Adult Patient
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 230

ECMO in the Adult Patient

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is developing rapidly, and is now part of the toolkit for the management of all patients with severe respiratory or cardiac failure. Clinicians of all disciplines are in need of a simple manual, easy and fun to read, that will take them through the management of these patients, explaining the principles of safe and successful practice. Part of the Core Critical Care series, this book is an easy-to-read guide for the aspiring ECMO clinician. Doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, dieticians, pharmacists and all other key members of the team will learn the basics required to better understand the technology and care of the patient. The experienced clinician will enjoy reading through the chapters, which present structured thoughts and knowledge acquired through clinical experience.

Advanced Therapy in Cardiac Surgery
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 642

Advanced Therapy in Cardiac Surgery

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2003
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  • Publisher: PMPH-USA

This second edition ofAdvanced Therapy in Cardiac Surgerypresents state-of-the-art techniques and an in-depth review of cardiac surgery from the leading authorities. Each of the 62 succinct chapters represents the personal treatment protocols of the experts. The Advanced Therapy concept is renowned for conveying therapeutic information in an efficient, quick-review format. This authoritative title provides access to expert consultations on the toughest challenges facing cardiac surgeons today.

ECMO
  • Language: en
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) as Salvage Treatment for Pulmonary Echinococcus Granulosus Infection with Acute Cyst Rupture
  • Language: en

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) as Salvage Treatment for Pulmonary Echinococcus Granulosus Infection with Acute Cyst Rupture

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2017
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Highlights: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a technique that can provide temporary life support in case of respiratory failure. Echinococcosis is a neglected tropical disease that may lead to life-threatening complications. We report the successful use of ECMO treatment in a patient with pulmonary echinococcosis complicated by acute cyst rupture Abstract: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has been used successfully for the treatment of patients with respiratory failure due to severe infections. Although rare, parasites can also cause severe pulmonary disease. Tapeworms of the genus Echinococcus give rise to the development of cystic structures in the liver, lungs, and ...