EDECMO 48: When Should I Transport a Cardiac Arrest?

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This part two of August 2018. We are now tackling the difficult question of when to transport cardiac arrests if I have ECMO available? Brian Grunau is an expert in this question. Brian has become a giant in the world of ECMO. His research, leadership and experience have pushed the Canadian ECPR contingency to the forefront. Brian gives us some insight on what factors I should consider and when should I transport.1

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Grunau B, Reynolds J, Scheuermeyer F, et al. Relationship between Time-to-ROSC and Survival in Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest ECPR Candidates: When is the Best Time to Consider Transport to Hospital? P. 2016;20(5):615-622. doi:10.3109/10903127.2016.1149652

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