Fast Five Quiz: What Do You Know About Drowning?

Richard H. Sinert, DO


June 27, 2016

ECMO may be considered in the following circumstances:

  • Respiratory compromise resulting from lack of response to conventional mechanical ventilation or high-frequency ventilation

  • A reasonable probability of the patient recovering neurologic function

  • Persistent hypothermia from cold-water drowning

For more on the treatment of drowning, read here.

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