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New from AHA: CPR with Mechanical Circulatory Support

Wednesday, May 24, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Theresa Field
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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Adults and Children with Mechanical Circulatory Support

  • The role of CPR with Mechanical Circulatory Support is discussed in this AHA Scientific Statement.
  • No evidence-based or consensus recommendations currently exist for the evaluation and treatment of cardiovascular emergencies in patients with MCS.
  • This statement highlights the recognition and treatment of cardiovascular collapse or cardiopulmonary arrest in an adult or pediatric patient who has a ventricular assist device or total artificial heart.

Read the full article in Circulation

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