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ASAIO 2020 Meeting Abstracts for Nursing & Allied Health VIRTUAL

Dear Colleagues,

As nurses and allied health caring for patients with artificial and/or implantable organs, this is our opportunity to inform the society and the public regarding our roles and the impact of our work on outcomes in this complex and high acuity patient population, which includes:

  • Artificial hearts - total
  • Artificial kidneys
  • Artificial lungs
  • Artificial pancreas
  • ECMO
  • Hemodialysis
  • Intra-aortic balloon pumps
  • Insulin pumps
  • Ventricular assist devices
  • Other

This year, 2020, ASAIO Nursing and Allied Health Committee received and reviewed 17 abstracts. Here were the ones chosen


Substance Abuse And Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Does History Matter?

Steven Deng


Stanford Integrated Psychosocial Assessment For Transplant Score And Non-surgical Bleeding In Patients With Continuous-flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices

Erin Davis


The Journey Home: A Single Center Snapshot Of VAD Patients’ Dying Experience

Umar Siddiqi


Alarm Management In The Deaf Heartmate 3 Patient

Christina Cheyne


Ground Troops: Exploration Of Bedside Nursing Care In Patients With VADs

Pamela Combs


VAD Social Workers: A National Self-Reflective Survey

Pamela Combs


Acute And Durable Support Is All The Same; Including The Mcs Coordinator In The Icu

Viktoriya Kagan


Hypercoagulable Work-up For Predicting Adverse Events After Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS)

Lawrence Czer