ELSO COVID-19 Guidelines

The ELSO – Extracorporeal Life Support Organization COVID-19 interim guidelines: a consensus document from an international group of interdisciplinary ECMO providers dedicated to ECLS in SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus infection related cardiopulmonary failure and applying to neonatal, pediatric, and adult patient populations. The guidelines cover 10 key areas:
ECMO Organization
Patient Selection and Timing of ECMO Initiation
Cannulation Strategies and ECMO Initiation
Ongoing Care on ECMO
Weaning from ECMO and Decannulation
Transport on ECMO
ECMO in Neonatal and Pediatric Population
Infection Control and Staff Safety
Ethical Dilemmas
Quality Assurance and Ongoing Research
Here a graphic summary, full text available, open access on ELSO website.

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