Infections associated with heater cooler units used in cardiopulmonary bypass and ECMO
- Public Health England, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, Health and Safety Executive, and NHS England
- Part of:
- Mycobacterium chimaera: infections linked to heater cooler units
- 5 November 2015
- Last updated:
- 20 February 2017, see all updates
Guidance for healthcare providers in the UK.
Infections associated with heater cooler units used in cardiopulmonary bypass and ECMO: information for healthcare providers in the UK
Ref: PHE publications gateway number: 2016541 PDF, 134KB, 20 pages
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This guidance explains how healthcare providers should mitigate risks associated with the use of heater cooler units for cardiopulmonary bypass and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).
Published: 5 November 2015
Updated: 20 February 2017
- Updated guidance, version 2.
- First published.