EMS World Podcasts

Prehospital ECMO in ABQ

December 15, 2019

Albuquerque Fire Rescue is the first EMS agency in North America to perform ECMO in the field.  How did they do it? With a specially-equipped ambulance, a pop-up tent and a specially-trained team of paramedics, physicians and cannulators.  AFR EMS Chief Chris Ortiz and Dr. Darren Braude of UNM Hospital share their knowledge in treating 2 cardiac arrest patients in late 2019.  Click here to read the accompanying article on EMS World's website.  

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