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DE OLIVEIRA, Larissa Bertacchini et al. Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in a Post-Lung Transplant Patient: nursing Care. Enferm. glob. [online]. 2015, vol.14, n.38, pp.1-16. ISSN 1695-6141.

This is an experience report of unprecedented case in Brazil on the nursing care system applied to a patient in mechanical circulatory support with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in postoperative lung transplantation. Were established 18 diagnoses and 94 nursing behaviors implemented involved: care assistance circuit, hemodynamic monitoring and control of laboratory tests. The main outcomes were that the patient had: improved gas exchange, maintenance of hemodynamic stability and absence of adverse effects related to treatment, such as bleeding and reduction in limb perfusion with cannula. The care system established showed aggregate scientific knowledge, guidance to clinical practice and comprehensive care.

Keywords : Nursing care; Lung Transplantation; Oxygenators; Membrane.

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