NEW ARTICLE: Emergency department initiation of percutaneous cardiopulmonary support for traumatic cardiac tamponade with coagulated pericardial effusion

2014 case report just published out of Japan. Interesting. Our 2012 ECPR study was cited here. Why not simultaneously try the pericardiocentesis during the cannulation procedure?   But this is good proof of concept for another rare application of ECLS in a trauma scenario. This article is open access, thanks to Elsevier, so here it […]

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WHERE in the World is Zack Shinar??!!

The “difficult airway cart” carries different meaning in the Third World.

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EDECMO Episode 8 – “Prime Time!” – prepping the ECMO circuit for action!

Priming the ECMO Circuit…

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Zack Shinar Teaches Basic Resuscitation in Cameroon, Africa!

Zack is in Cameroon, Africa teaching basic medicine and basic resuscitation…a far departure from what we do back home!

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Google Glass during ECPR!?!?

Is Google Glass a functional hands-free way to access resources and video-capture resuscitations?

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The ED ECMO boys are speaking at Essentials of Emergency Medicine in San Francisco!

We will be at the 2014 Essentials of Emergency medicine in San Francisco!!!!

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EDECMO Episode 7 – Dan Herr on Choosing VV Candidates and Weaning

Who should get VV ECMO and when should you take it off

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NEW! Mobile-optimized version of www.edecmo.org

The new Mobile version of our site was designed by Scott. Check it out!

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The Resuscitation Cart

This is our Resuscitation Cart, which we bring to every code in our Emergency Department

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EDECMO Episode 6 – On Life & Death with Peter Rosen

Joe talks with Peter Rosen, one of the Godfathers of Emergency Medicine, on the topic of life & death

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