The PCM eBook


The Perfusion Crisis Manual (The PCM) is the third in the series by Leeuwin Press. It is a collection of cognitive aids presented in aviation format containing boldface actions to assist the perfusionist in crisis management.

  • Interactive Index for fast navigation
  • Return to Index/Crisis Prevention button on all pages 
  • Direct link buttons to jump to related tabs
  • Works with Apple and Android mobile devices plus desktop and laptop computers

Like The Anaesthetic Crisis Manual (The ACM) and The Resuscitation Manual (The RCM) before it, The PCM consists of emergency protocols as well as procedure checklists to facilitate rapid management of perfusion related crises.

With over 60 years of combined cardiac anaesthesia experience, Paul Sadleir, Stephen Same and David Borshoff have collaborated with expert working perfusionists to create a valuable and potentially lifesaving resource for all who work in 
Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB) and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO).

Colour-coding, bulleted and numbered lists enhance memory recall in a stressful situation. The interactive features enable quick and easy navigation in the midst of a crisis.

Portable and easily accessible, it provides cognitive support in the midst of an operating room crisis, as well as a providing essential material for simulation training, teaching and crisis management rehearsal.

A valuable resource for all those involved in cardiopulmonary bypass and ECMO.