Staffing, Equipment, Monitoring Considerations for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.

@article{Fitzgerald2017StaffingEM,
  title={Staffing, Equipment, Monitoring Considerations for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.},
  author={David C. Fitzgerald and Edward Morse Darling and Monika F Cardona},
  journal={Critical care clinics},
  year={2017},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={863-881}
}
Although the reasons for the recent growth in adult extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) are multifactorial, much of the success may be attributed to the development of well-trained staff and the technological innovations in equipment and monitoring devices used during extracorporeal support. In this article, the authors discuss general educational formats for the ECMO bedside provider, staffing support models, and devices designed to best meet the needs of the patient while… CONTINUE READING