“State of the Art Resuscitation”: Bellezzo is speaking at the San Diego Emergency Medicine Summit

August 19, 2014 at the Hotel Solamar in Downtown San Diego

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Chain of Survival: Hands Only CPR works!

Hands-only CPR > EMS CPR > ACLS > ED CPR > ED ECMO > Lives saved.

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“The Story of Ralph”

Ralph died on July 28, 2010. ACLS was unsuccessful. ECMO saved his life.

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EDECMO Episode 9 – The Antithesis of ECPR: African Ingenuity!

When your only option is to put the horse before the cart you focus on the basics: like history and physical exam, not ECMO!

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Why You Should Subscribe to Podcasts:

How to consume Podcasts

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Chatter causes IVC Trauma!

Chatter is not harmless. The IVC takes a beating!

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LECTURE: Legend Bob Bartlett talks about ‘ECMO: Past, Present and Future’

Dr. Bartlett on ECLS

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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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