Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Book

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation


  • Author : Michael S. Firstenberg
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2016-09-14
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 396
  • ISBN 10 : 9789535125525
  • Total Read : 68
  • File Size : 15,7 Mb

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Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Summary:

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), despite a long and troubled history, is very rapidly evolving into a therapy that can be safely and effectively applied across the world in patients experiencing acute cardiac and/or pulmonary failure. As experiences grow, there is a better understanding of nuances of the importance of teamwork, therapy guidelines and protocols, patient selection, and understanding the functional aspects of pump-circuit technology as it interfaces with human biology. The challenges in managing these very sick and complex patients cannot be understated. The goal of this text is to provide a framework for the development and successful growth of a program. Authors from Centers of Excellence Worldwide have shared their experiences in the full spectrum in dealing with this evolving field.

ECMO Extracorporeal Life Support in Adults Book

ECMO Extracorporeal Life Support in Adults


  • Author : Fabio Sangalli
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business
  • Release Date : 2014-04-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 489
  • ISBN 10 : 9788847054271
  • Total Read : 86
  • File Size : 19,9 Mb

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ECMO Extracorporeal Life Support in Adults Summary:

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 book. Patient care during ECMO and monitoring of the ECMO patient are also carefully covered, with explanation of the management of technical and clinical complications and transport-related problems. Further topics include long-term therapy options beyond ECMO, such as ventricular assist devices and transplants, outcome, the new frontiers of ECMO for organ procurement and future challenges. The authors are well-known experts in the field whose authoritative contributions and attention to practical aspects will be invaluable for novices and experienced practitioners alike.

Advances in Extra corporeal Perfusion Therapies Book

Advances in Extra corporeal Perfusion Therapies


  • Author : Michael S. Firstenberg
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2019-01-10
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781789849134
  • Total Read : 84
  • File Size : 11,9 Mb

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Advances in Extra corporeal Perfusion Therapies Summary:

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has evolved into an exciting and valuable tool to assist in the management of patients experiencing cardiogenic shock, severe acute respiratory failure, or often a combination of both. While outcomes remain less than ideal, they continue to improve with team experience, better patient selection, and a growing understanding of the nuances of managing patients who require mechanical circulatory support. Patients requiring ECMO are often extremely sick and have complex problems - initiating therapy before the development of end-organ damage is critical. Without doubt, teamwork, guidelines, and protocols are cornerstone concepts for clinical and program success - all topics that are emphasized in this text. The goals of this text are to further outline topics that help address some of the key challenges providers face when considering and applying extracorporeal support therapies to the evolving spectrum of acutely ill patients.

Oral Board Review for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Book

Oral Board Review for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


  • Author : Robert Reti
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-12-05
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 529
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030488802
  • Total Read : 73
  • File Size : 16,6 Mb

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Oral Board Review for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Summary:

The oral board exam for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS) can be intimidating to many surgeons due to the broad range of information one must know for the exam. However, while the examination guidelines provide a general outline of topics that may be covered, there is no true direction on how to prepare for it. Traditionally, candidates do so by using what are considered “underground” databanks, previous test questions, and power point presentations that run the gamut of commonly covered material. Until now, there have been no current comprehensive oral board review books available for the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery boards. Oral Board Review for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery fills that gap as the go-to resource for those attempting to successfully challenge the oral boards and for residents to polish up on their training. Edited and authored by top physicians in the field, this book is concise and easy to read, yet thorough with high yield information. An outline of the pertinent material is reviewed, and a patient work up is presented. Important questions to ask, signs to look for, and labs/images to order are included. It also includes tables and keywords that are typically mentioned on the exam and also offers explanations to some key points. Next are cases, which are presented in a question and answer format. As the case progresses, more complicated scenarios requiring management are presented. Lastly, complications are covered, which is the final section of each board scenario. Included are basic topics the surgeon needs to know, followed by topics that are nice to know, and numerous highly debated/complex questions that are discussed among candidates preparing for the exam. It should be noted that the authors are not privy to any inside information about the exam. What is presented is material candidates that have successfully passed the exam feel is important to know. This book is not endorsed by American Association of Ora

Nursing Care and ECMO Book

Nursing Care and ECMO


  • Author : Chirine Mossadegh
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-03-13
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 125
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319201016
  • Total Read : 72
  • File Size : 6,6 Mb

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Nursing Care and ECMO Summary:

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.

Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation  ECMO Simulation Book

Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation ECMO Simulation


  • Author : Lindsay C. Johnston
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-12-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 299
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030538446
  • Total Read : 93
  • File Size : 5,6 Mb

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Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation ECMO Simulation Summary:

This book focuses on the technical, cognitive, and behavioral skills needed to implement an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) simulation program. It describes these programs on the individual, team, and hospital system level, and includes the history of ECMO simulation, its evolution to its current state, and future directions of technology and science related to ECMO simulation. Divided into six sections, chapters describe both the theoretical as well as the practical aspects of ECMO simulation, including a pictorial guide to setting up an ECMO simulation circuit and how to recreate ECMO emergencies. It is a pragmatic guide that emphasizes the necessary practical items and discussions necessary to plan, set-up, orchestrate, and debrief ECMO simulations for different types of learners in different Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation: ECMO Simulation - A Theoretical and Practical Guide is part of the Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation Series, and this book is intended for educators, simulation technologists, and providers involved in ECMO programs who recognize the value of simulation to improve ECMO outcomes.

ECMO in the Adult Patient Book

ECMO in the Adult Patient


  • Author : Alain Vuylsteke
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-02-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 230
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107681248
  • Total Read : 60
  • File Size : 13,6 Mb

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ECMO in the Adult Patient Summary:

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.