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Content DescriptionCovers activities performed by perfusionists during equipment setup prior to cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB), extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), cardiopulmonary support (CPS), left or right heart bypass (LHB, RHB) and venovenous (VV) extracorporeal support for liver transplantation. These checklist items should be considered for assuring verification that the equipment, devices or systems have been set up correctly. This checklist is comprehensive by design and may be modified by each institution in order to conform to specific procedures or institutional practice.
The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation® (AAMI) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1967. It is a diverse community of more than 8,000 professionals united by one important mission—the development, management, and use of safe and effective health technology.
AAMI is the primary source of consensus standards, both national and international, for the medical device industry, as well as practical information, support, and guidance for healthcare technology and sterilization professionals. AAMI helps members:
Stay on top of new technology and policy developments
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