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Emergency Medical Minute


Feb 6, 2023

Contributor: Aaron Lessen, MD

Educational Pearls:

  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) has been attempted as an adjunct to CPR during cardiac arrest but few studies on outcomes exist 
  • One prior small study stopped early when it showed ECMO with CPR (ECPR) was significantly superior to CPR
  • Recent large,...