Author Archives: Jessica Blackbourn

Ped Struck

This post is a great review of the mechanism of ped struck and the injury patterns to be watching for in these patients. Something most of us ER staff take… Read more »

LVAD Management in the ED

Managing LVAD patients in the Emergency Department is complicated even if you see them fairly often. Here are a few resources to keep you calm and to review the basic… Read more »

VV vs VA ECMO

This is a great post about how these 2 types of ECMO compare and the indications for application of ECMO. Simply put VA offers full cardiac and pulmonary support while… Read more »