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1

Benefits of mobilization in the ICU outweigh the risks (T/F)

TRUE

2

_______ provides prolonged cardiac and respiratory support to persons whose heart and lungs are unable to provide an adequate amount of gas exchange or perfusion to sustain life

ECMO

3

What are the 2 types of ECMO?

1. veno-venous
2. veno-arterial

4

___-____ ECMO supports lung function

veno-venous

5

____-____ ECMO supports heart ad lung function

veno-arterial

6

____ lumen typically required femoral access

single

7

__-____ (avalon) allows mobility

bi-caval (avalon)

8

5 things to screen for candidacy for mobility?

1. hemodynamic stability as defined by the intensivist
2. low dose inotropes (<10 levo)
3. stable ventilation parameters
4. no flow variations in last 2 hours and no bleeding
5. RASS -1 to +1, conscious oriented and responsive to commands

9

When working with a pt on ECMO you must have a complete visual of the _____, including what 3 things ?

circuit; 1) insertion points, 2) cannulas, 3) tubing