3 Further information
3.1 NHS Specialised Services has developed 'Standards for Nationally Designated Centres for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) for Adults with Severe Potentially Reversible Respiratory Failure'.
3.2 For related NICE guidance see www.nice.org.uk.
NICE has produced information on this procedure for patients and carers ('Understanding NICE guidance'). It explains the nature of the procedure and the guidance issued by NICE, and has been written with patient consent in mind. See www.nice.org.uk/guidance/IPG391/publicinfo