AMI Cardiogenic Shock

Patient Management

Improving Outcomes in Cardiogenic Shock Through Best Practices

Patient Management Topics

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Cardiogenic Shock Protocol

This download reviews cardiogenic shock guidelines and best practices for identifying, stabilizing, revascularizing and reassessing high-risk cardiogenic shock patients.


Increasing Survival in Cardiogenic Shock through Escalation

Mark Anderson, MD, discusses how cardiac surgery may be able to help achieve a ≥80% survival to discharge in the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative (NCSI) Study.


Impella Patient Management in the CCU

Joseph Parrillo, MD, Brian Porvin, DO, Steven Keller, MD, PhD, and Seth Bilazarian, MD, discuss managing patients in the CCU with Impella.


Heparin-Free Purge Solution

Resources from the Education Library


Purge System Management Video Series

See how to change the purge cassette and purge fluid bag in these quick skills videos.


Assessing and Maintaining the Impella Access Site

Assessing the Impella access site and performing the suggested interventions can help prevent complications and improve patient outcomes.


Impella Management in the ICU

Viktoriya Kagan, AGACNP-BC, CCRN, and Eddy Gutierrez, MD, discuss how to care for patients with cardiogenic shock and manage Impella® in the ICU.

Additional Services

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Impella Connect®

Your cloud-based, remote monitoring of Impella heart pump status. With Impella Connect, authorized hospital staff can review cases at any time from any internet-connected device.

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Clinical Support Center

Your on-call resource for 24/7 clinical and technical support. Contact the Clinical Support Center (CSC) at
1-800-422-8666 for patient management expertise to help you achieve the best possible patient outcomes.

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