Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation-assisted Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for an In-hospital Cardiac Arrest Patient

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is used as a resuscitative tool for cardiogenic shock or cardiac arrest patients in the emergency department. It provides a better outcome for an in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) patient, even if the patient has received prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscita...

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Main Authors: Shih-Fen Tseng, Yu-Jang Su, Ding-Kuo Chien, Shuo-Hsueh Chang, Wen-Han Chang
Format: Article
Published: Taiwan Society of Geriatric Emergency and Critical Medicine (TSGECM) 2010-06-01
Series:International Journal of Gerontology
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1873959810700314