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Quick Reference: Cerebral Oximetry with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS)

Quick Reference: Cerebral Oximetry with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS)

Cerebral Oximetry with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS)

Quick Reference: Tirofiban (Aggrastat®) Protocol for HIT

Quick Reference: Tirofiban (Aggrastat®) Protocol for HIT

Tirofiban (Aggrastat®) Protocol for Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia

Quick Reference: Cold Agglutinins

Quick Reference: Cold Agglutinins

Unexpected cold agglutination is normally only observed in the cardioplegia administration set. There are two basic options for cardioplegia as follows: Continuous warm retrograde or antegrade cardioplegia: keeping both the body and cardioplegia temperatures at 35 degrees C.    Warm crystalloid wash-out followed by cold crystalloid cardioplegia: Most effective if bicaval cannulation is used.  …

Quick Reference: Thromboelastography (TEG)

Quick Reference: Thromboelastography (TEG)

Thromboelastography (TEG

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Quick Reference: Pregnancy and CPB

Pregnancy and CPB

Quick Reference: Aortic and Pulmonary Anatomy

Quick Reference: Aortic and Pulmonary Anatomy

Aortic and Pulmonary Anatomy

Quick Reference: Protamine Reaction

Quick Reference: Protamine Reaction

Protamine Reaction

Quick Reference: Custodiol Cardioplegia

Quick Reference: Custodiol Cardioplegia

Custodiol Cardioplegia

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Quick Reference: Failure to Oxygenate

Failure to Oxygenate

Quick Reference: Massive Air Embolism

Quick Reference: Massive Air Embolism

Massive Air Embolism

Quick Reference: Sickle Cell Anemia

Quick Reference: Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle Cell Anemia

Quick Reference: Oxygenator Change Out During CPB

Quick Reference: Oxygenator Change Out During CPB

Oxygenator Change Out During CPB

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Quick Reference: Vacuum Assisted Venous Drainage

Vacuum Assisted Venous Drainage

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Quick Reference: Centrifugal Pump Failure

Centrifugal Pump Failure

Quick Reference: Cold Agglutinins

Quick Reference: Cold Agglutinins

Cold Agglutinins

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Quick Reference: Jehovah’s Witness

Jehovah’s Witness

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Quick Reference: Malignant Hyperthermia

Malignant Hyperthermia

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Quick Reference: Bivalirudin (Angiomax) Protocol for HIT

Bivalirudin (Angiomax) Protocol for Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia

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Blender Failure