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    Oxygenation Index

    Predicts outcomes, especially in pediatric patients; helps determine need for ECMO.
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    Used in pediatrics to define ALI and ARDS and assess for potential ECMO treatment.

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    Dr. Robert H. Bartlett

    About the Creator

    Robert H. Bartlett, MD, is Professor Emeritus of General Surgery at the University of Michigan. As Professor of Surgery in the Sections of General and Thoracic Surgery, he developed a Surgical Critical Care Fellowship and the Extracorporeal Life Support Program. Dr. Bartlett’s cutting edge research includes the development of an artificial liver system for use in patients awaiting liver transplant.

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