Mechanical 2.0: When You Have More Machines Than People in the Room
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Procedures, 2021
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The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 2021 Critical Care Congress held virtually from January 31-February 12, 2021.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the interplay of mechanical ventilator and dialysis machine in the management of life-threatening acidemia and volume overload
  • Identify special considerations when using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and dialysis together, including circuit setup options and common pitfalls
  • Review practical multidisciplinary approaches for comanagement of patients with respiratory and kidney failure requiring treatment with a combination of mechanical ventilation and dialysis and, in some cases, ECMO
  • Summarize unique considerations for renal replacement therapy in COVID-19 patients, including infection control, anticoagulation, and contingency strategies during admission surges


Ventilation and Dialysis: Managing the Interplay
Raghavan Murugan

Circuit Overload: What to Do With ECMO Plus Dialysis
Dan Negoianu

COVID Plus RRT: Complexity Compounded
Rajit Basu

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Content Type Presentation
Knowledge Area Procedures
Knowledge Level Intermediate
Knowledge Level Advanced
Learning Pathway Skills and Procedures
Membership Level Select
Tag Dialysis
Tag Ventilation
Tag Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation ECMO
Year 2021
COVID-19 patients
acute kidney injury
renal replacement therapy
mechanical ventilation
fluid overload
acid-base imbalances
multidisciplinary team approach


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