Mechanical Heart: a basic approach to LVADs in the ED

You may be wondering; why do we need another post on left ventricular assist devices ( LVADs ) when there are already several phenomenal articles out there in the #FOAMed universe? There are two reasons for this. First, to my knowledge, there has not yet been a #FOAMed article regarding community emergency department (ED) management of LVAD related complications. LVADs are surgically placed in tertiary care, academic centres with specialized LVAD teams. However, …

The post Mechanical Heart: a basic approach to LVADs in the ED appeared first on CanadiEM and was written by Jared Baylis.

Source: http://canadiem.org/

Leave a Reply