Pulmonology/Critical Care

CHEST 2014: ECMO for Refractory ARDS

The Particulars: Several reports have shown that survival can improve with the early use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in patients with refractory acute respiratory distress syndrome (RARDS). However, anecdotal...

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CHEST 2014: Predicting Time to Wean in ARDS

The Particulars: Studies attempting to identify predictors of weaning outcomes in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) have had mixed results because they use different ARDS criteria and have heterogeneous patient...

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CHEST 2014: Adding ECMO to CPR

The Particulars: Research indicates that less than 50% of sudden cardiac death patients survive with conventional cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and less than 20% survive to hospital discharge. Other studies have found a...

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