TITLE

Extracorporeal respiratory support: breaking conventions?

AUTHOR(S)
Shekar, K.
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Anaesthesia & Intensive Care;Mar2014, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p175
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author argues in favor of the use of an extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal (ECCO2R) device as a rescue therapy for respiratory failure. The author states that the extracorporeal respiratory support has received attention due to the increasing incidence of severe hypoxaemic respiratory failure caused by the resurgence of influenza pandemics. The author offers a brief background on the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for acute respiratory distress.
ACCESSION #
94949124

 

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