n Southern African Journal of Critical Care - Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in South Africa : editorial
|Article Title||Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in South Africa : editorial|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of Critical Care|
|Affiliations||1 University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, UK, 2 Groote Schuur Hospital, 3 Groote Schuur Hospital, 4 Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, 5 Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, 6 University of Cape Town and 7 University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Jul 2013|
|Pages||3 - 5|
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is an advanced modality of life support for neonatal, paediatric and adult patients with cardiopulmonary compromise resistant to conventional critical care management. This edition of SAJCC features a position statement proposing guidelines for the use of ECMO in South Africa.
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