Intro to ECMO for New ICU Staff

Author: Dr Ken Hoffman
Peer reviewer: A/Prof Chris Nickson

These videos are aimed at ICU staff and trainees who are new to ECMO.

Part 1 focusses on nomenclature and components of ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation). Part 2 focusses on V-V (veno-venous) ECMO. Part 3 tackles V-A (veno-arterial) ECMO and the final video, Part 4, addresses ECPR (ECMO-CPR during cardiac arrest).

To learn more about ECMO check out the ECMO page on INTENSIVE and the Alfred ICU’s guidelines at

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