Plz Take This Survey: The impact of Influenza on Your ECMO Program for 2013-2014

  The impact of Influenza on Your ECMO Program for 2013-2014 Can you please take this short eight question survey on the impact of the recent influenza season on your ECMO program. We will share the results. Click link below to take this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/RFPNN79 = Thank you. David Palanzo, CCP, LP Penn State Hershey […]

ECMO Research Study : This is a PAID Survey…

Editor’s Note: I spoke with this gentleman on the phone for a bit.  He was a well spoken and forthright individual.  This survey is important for our profession in terms of evaluating new ECMO principals and applications. Please respond to his email or phone number if you are interested in participating in the survey/study 🙂 […]

On CPB- Heparin Protocol Survey

Editor’s Note: I received a note from a perfusionist the other day regarding heparin administration, and how it has become regulated at their institution.  It was significant enough- in terms of it’s implications of our ability to manage patients on bypass for me to pass on the concern, and as well- develop a survey to […]

Letter To ‘Surfers: Protocols & ECC Setups ?

Editor’s Note: I received an email today regarding ECC setups and institutional protocols.  If you have any suggestions or written protocols, perhaps you could share them with Ryan ? Hello Frank,  I sent a post to you back in June that you entitled, ‘Is Perfusion a Dead Language?’. I am happy to say that I […]

Current Survey Results: Perfusion Events or Unique Issues

Click Image Above to Add a “Episode” to the Perfusion Event Database … Editors Note: This is a new Section.  We are trying to develop a database of common or not-so-common problems encountered by perfusionists during CPB. This is not an “Incident Report” section.  So Anyway, although the responses are not great in number- they […]

Post A Perfusion Event or Unique Issue…

Click Image Above to Add a “Episode” to the Perfusion Event Database … Editors Note: This is a new Section.  We are trying to develop a database of common or not-so-common problems encountered by perfusionists during CPB. This is not an “Incident Report” section.  It’s really more of a registry of the odd things that […]

Take This Survey Plz : Age & Perfusion

Click Image to Take The Survey Click Here to See Survey Results UPDATE I need 100 respondents or more:  We are at 67. I am getting a fair amount of responses from North Americans- but I am missing input from a significant portion of our reading population. Where are the Asians ? The Western Europeans […]

Survey Results: Graft Preservation During Heart Transplant

Photograph by Dario Fichera:  Click Image to view Facebook Profile. Editors Note: I contacted Mr. Morton regarding permission to reprint the results of this survey.  I thank him for this opportunity.  It was initially submitted to AMSECT via PERFLIST. Graft Preservation During Heart Transplant Authored by:  John Morton, BS, CCP “I would like to thank […]

Take This Survey Plz : Age & Perfusion

Click Image to Take The Survey Click Here to See Survey Results UPDATE I am getting a fair amount of responses from North American white people- but I am missing input from a significant portion of our reading population. Plz take a second to respond?  It’s actually very intriguing. This is More than a Survey […]

Take This Survey Plz : Age & Perfusion

Click Image to Take The Survey Click Here to See Survey Results This is More than a Survey on Age… This is a snapshot of how we make choices to work with or remain apart from fellow colleagues looking for work. We are all human so we all have biases.  So let’s try to look […]

Yes or No ? Circuit Surfers Dot Com

And the Verdict is ? Yes it wasn’t scientific. True it was a little repetitious and the construct of a less than qualified statistician. Most likely it was self serving. But from that pile of political rubble, there is something to be gleaned. From what initially looked undecipherable, a little sparkle emerges. A hint of […]

The Good The Bad The Ugly…

Editor’s Note: I published a poll a couple of years ago, at the dawn of the ‘Surfers’ blog.  Re-reading it was fun, so I thought I would dust this post off and share reader’s perceptions of CircuitSurfers.com- BEFORE we were assimilated into the mainstream perfusion culture (LOL)…  I think that’s right anyway? = A Blast from […]

Locums Survey Results !

Perfusion Locums Survey  Results Authored By ;  Nadia Azuero, B.S., CCP, LP This Survey was Intended to Sort a Few Things Out… The bar is set pretty high when you arrive. I don’t know you, and you don’t know me. But as a perfusionist, I expect that you would scrutinize me as you would any […]

Perfusion Salary Survey Results

Perfusion Salary Survey Results Posted online to Perflist By:  Alicia Sievert I got an email update from Perflist and saw the results of a recent Salary Survey.  I contacted Alicia to get her permission to post these survey results on CircuitSurfers. Here was the following Answer:  So thank you for allowing this post Alicia!  🙂 […]

Locums Survey

Perfusion Locums Survey Authored By Nadia Azuero B.S., CCP, LP Assistance with Design & Implementation: Frank Aprile, BBA, LP, CCP Who Am I- & Why the Survey… In my 9 years of being a perfusionist, I consider myself lucky to have had the experiences that I have had. From PTEs, to minimally invasive heartport, to […]