ECMO Specialist Training Manual 4th Edition

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Table of Contents

Dedicationi
Preface to the 4th Edition
1. History of ECMO Specialists

Summary
References

2. Respiratory Physiology and Gas Exchange

Native Circulation Gas Exchange
Oxygenation
Carbon Dioxide
Physiology of ECLS
Summary
References

3. Cardiac Physiology Relevant to Extracorporeal Life Support

Introduction
Oxygen Delivery
emodynamics: Pressure, Flow, Resistance and Compliance
Relevance to ECMO
Summary
References

4. Management of Anticoagulation and Blood Products on ECMO

Objectives
Introduction
ECLS Anticoagulation
Anticoagulation Monitoring (Table 4-4)
Conclusion
References

5. Transfusion Management during Extracorporeal Life Support

Transfusion Support during Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS)
Blood Group Review
Red Blood Cell Transfusion
Platelet Transfusion
Plasma Transfusion
Cryoprecipitate Transfusion
Variability of Transfusion Practice in ECLS
Complications of Transfusion
Adjunctive Therapy to Blood Product Transfusion
References

6. Medication Management in ECLS

Introduction
Pharmacokinetics
Pharmacokinetic Changes in Critical Illness and ECLS
Dosing Strategy
References

7. Respiratory Diseases Associated with ECMO

Neonatal Respiratory ECMO
Pediatric Respiratory ECMO
Adult Respiratory ECMO
References

8. Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adult Cardiac Extracorporeal Life Support

ECMO in Congenital Heart Diseases
Preoperative Support
Failure to Wean Off Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Postoperative Low Cardiac Output State
Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (ECPR)
Glenn and Fontan Circulation on ECMO
Myocarditis and Cardiomyopathy
Cardiogenic Shock in Acute Myocardial Infarction and Chronic Heart Failure
Pulmonary Hypertension
Arrhythmias
References

9. ECMO for Cardiopulmonary Arrest and Resuscitation

Introduction
Patient Selection
The Team
Equipment
Vascular Access and Cannulation for ECPR
Space and Location
ECPR Algorithm, Protocols, Checklists, Cognitive Aids
Postcardiac Arrest Care (PCAC) Following ECPR
Ethics and Informed Consent
ECPR Outcomes
References

10. Special Conditions

ECLS in Trauma
ECLS in Pregnancy
ECLS in Sepsis
ECLS in Oncology Patients
Controversies
References

11. Cannulation and Initiation of ECLS

Objectives
The Team and Equipment
Patient Preparation
Approach to Cannulation and Preparing ECMO
Vessel Cannulation
ECMO Initiation
Preparation for Transportation
References

12. Venoarterial ECMO in Adult and Pediatric Patients

Venoarterial ECMO in Adults
V-A ECMO in Neonates and Children.

13. Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Introduction
Respiratory ECMO
Circuit Operation
Cannulation
Cannulae
Weaning
Summary
References

14. Special Configurations in Adult ECLS

Definitions and Terminology
Common Clinical Scenarios
References

15. Extracorporeal Carbon Dioxide Removal (ECCO2R)

Introduction
ECCO2R Technology
Potential Clinical Indications
Complications
Future Perspective and Advances
References

16. ECMO Equipment and Circuit Design

Introduction
ECMO Pump Console
ECMO Circuit Design

17. ECMO Circuit Components

Objectives
Introduction
Considerations for Cannula Selection
Blood Pumps-Rationale for Choosing a Blood Pump for ECLS
Bladders
Oxygenators
Heat Exchangers
References

18. ECLS Safety and Other Monitoring Devices

Introduction
Circuit Related Monitoring
Patient Related Monitoring

19. Management of the Neonate on ECMO

Introduction
Initiation and Circuit Considerations
Daily Patient Management
Conclusion
References

20. Pediatric Respiratory ECLS: Patient Management
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Patient Management
Associated Measures
Nursing Care
References

21. Patient Management: Neonatal and Pediatric Cardiac ECLS

Introduction
Indictions, Contraindications, and Cannulation
Daily Management of the Cardiac ECLS Patient
ECLS Emergencies
Weaning from ECLS
References

22. Patient Management for the Adult Patient with Respiratory Failure on ECLS

General Principles of Care
Systems Management and Goals
References
Addendum

23. Adult Cardiac ECLS: Patient Management

Cannulation Strategies
Pain and Sedation
Preventing Complications
Hemodynamic Monitoring
Limb and Hand Ischemia
Differential Hypoxia
Fluid Management
Ventilator Management
References

24. Procedures on ECLS

Objectives
Introduction
Preparation and Support
The Environment
Common Noncardiac Surgical Procedures1
Abdominal Surgery1
References

25. Weaning and Trial Off

Introduction
When to Wean
How to Wean
Trial Off ECMO
References

26. Outcomes and Followup of Patients Receiving ECLS1

Introduction
Long-term Outcomes1
Long-term Followup2
References

27. Ambulation and ECLS

Introduction
Rationale for Ambulatory ECMO
A Programatic Approach
Long-term Outcomes
References

28. Acute Kidney Injury and Renal Support Therapy during ECLS

Acute Kidney Injury in ECLS Patients
CRRT during ECLS
References

29. Extracorporeal Support with Therapeutic Apheresis

Introduction
Apheresis during ECLS
Technical Aspects of Apheresis during ECLS
Use and Outcomes of Apheresis during ECLS
Summary of Apheresis during ECLS
References

30. Mechanical Liver Support

Abstract
Introduction
Approach to Treatment
Selected Mechanical Extracorporeal Hepatic Support
Conclusions
Appendix 1: (Adapted from the MARS Product Users Guideline)
References

31. Staffing for the ECMO Patient

Introduction
The Staffing Models and the Decision Process
Choosing the Right Staffing Model for Your Program
Location of Patients and Staffing Impact
Linking Staffing, Education, and Quality
Current State of ECMO Programs
Conclusion
References

32. ECMO Emergencies

Introduction
The ECMO Caregiver
Off-Bypass Procedure
The ECMO Circuit Check
Basic Emergency Management
Thrombosis
Air Embolism and Circuit Pressures
Membrane Oxygenator Failure
Tubing Rupture
Centrifugal Pump Head Failure
Cannula Problems
Accidental Decannulation
Equipment Failure
Miscellaneous Circuit Components
Summary
References

33. Patient Troubleshooting

References

34. Case Simulations

Introduction
Simulation Scenario Format
References

35. Configuration Nomenclature for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

The ELSO Classification for Peripheral Cannulation Configurations
Classification for Central Cannulation Configuration
Summary

36. Case Scenarios1
37. Chapter Questions

Index