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 Najran: King Khaled Hospital Approved to Use ECMO Program
01 April 2021

According to Najran Health Affairs, King Khaled Hospital has obtained the membership of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) and registration certificate.  

The Affairs has launched the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) program, coinciding with the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic. It pointed out that an integrated team, including doctors, nurses, respiratory care specialists, and perfusion specialists have been trained to implement the program. The team has developed policies and plans for the program in accordance with the recommendations of the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Organization. The ECMO machine supports the body with oxygen and removes carbon dioxide from it.

Last Update : 01 April 2021 06:08 PM
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