Question 16

Regarding Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest (DHCA) during cardiac surgery:

a)    Explain the rationale for DHCA.    (30% marks)

b)    List six indications for DHCA.    (30% marks)

c)    Outline the adverse effects of DHCA that may be encountered in ICU post DHCA.
(40% marks)
 

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