Jiri Horak, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

Jiri Horak

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Management of ECMO

Management of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) Related conditions Cardiogenic shock Acute life threatening pulmonary failure. 1. Description of the problem What is ECMO? ECMO is a temporary mechanical support system for the management of reversible or potentially reversible life-threatening cardiac and/or respiratory failure unresponsive to conventional supportive measures. ECMO principle: blood is removed from the…

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