Letters From Ecuador : Setting The Field Straight [3]

(Click Image to View Entire Ecuador Series) Author: Frank Aprile, writing from an initial conversation with LaceyTodd, CORT, who volunteered her time as a pediatric cardiovascular scrub technician. She  authors her own narrative on this adventure in future parts of this series… A Conversation and a Napkin… Is pretty much what this part of the […]

Letters From Ecuador: The Arrival [2]

(Click Image to View Entire Ecuador Series) Editor’s Note: I want to thank Margaret R. Harrington, who was a perfusion student close to graduation, and volunteered her time to work with The International Children’s Heart Foundation (ICHF) and Brian Forsberg, MPH, CCP, on a pediatric mission to Ecuador.  The following is her narrative and insight- […]

Letters From Ecuador: A Preview [1]

(Click Image to View Entire Ecuador Series) COMING SOON … = The Arrival… = A Scrub Techs Notes …. (on Tissue Paper) = A Student’s POV Click Here to Continue … International Children’s Heart Foundation Click to View our Website…

Perfusion Art: “Tools”

“Tools” _  ___________________Click Image to Enlarge Photographer:  Brian Forsberg, MPH, CCP Equipment:  Digital: Editing:  Hue & Saturation Narrative:   A photo of my personal manometer that travels on every trip with me.  We are good friends! Time & Place:  Dec 2012:  @Bustamante Children’s Hospital:  Guayaquil, Ecuador About The Artist: Brian volunteers his time @ ICHF as […]

Perfusion Art: “Midnight Watch”

“Midnight Watch” _____ Photographer:  Taken by Katya, MD of Minsk, Belarus Equipment:  Digital: Editing:  Hue & Saturation Narrative:   Waiting for a patient…checking blanket temp 🙂 Time & Place:  2012:  @hospital del Los Ninios:  Guayaquil, Ecuador About The Artist: Brian volunteers his time @ ICHF as a pediatric perfusionist. “I currently live in Miami and am […]

Perfusion Art: “Formalities”

“Formalities” _____ Photographer:  Brian C. Forsberg, MPH, CCP Equipment:  Digital: Editing:  Extrusion Filter Narrative:   Kahrkiv, Ukraine Time & Place:  Ukraine About The Artist: Brian volunteers his time @ ICHF as a pediatric perfusionist. “I currently live in Miami and am the  practice Manager of two medical practices, DeGraft-Johnson Medical assoc. on St. Croix and Thoracic Innovation […]

Perfusion Art: “Ukraine”

“Ukraine” _____ Photographer:  Brian C. Forsberg, MPH, CCP Equipment:  Digital: Editing:  Cropping Narrative:   Kahrkiv, Ukraine Time & Place:  Ukraine About The Artist: Brian volunteers his time @ ICHF as a pediatric perfusionist. “I currently live in Miami and am the  practice Manager of two medical practices, DeGraft-Johnson Medical assoc. on St. Croix and Thoracic Innovation based […]

Perfusion Art: “Night Vision”

“Night Vision” _____ Photographer:  Brian C. Forsberg, MPH, CCP Equipment:  Digital: Editing:  Cropping Narrative:   Ecuador, 2011:  No markings to identify manufacturer…handmade??? Maybe someone has used one of these.  Did not trust it as arterial pump.  Used as our sucker for all cases Time & Place:  Ecuador About The Artist: Brian volunteers his time @ ICHF […]

Perfusion Art: “The Package”

“The Package” _____ Photographer:  Brian C. Forsberg, MPH, CCP Equipment:  Digital: Editing:  Cropping Narrative:   Ecuador, 2011:  The Heart Lung Machine is delivered… Time & Place:  Ecuador About The Artist: Brian volunteers his time @ ICHF as a pediatric perfusionist. “I currently live in Miami and am the a practice Manager of two medical practices, DeGraft-Johnson […]