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Central venous pressure monitoring in clinical practice.
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PMID:  20426371     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article provides an overview of central venous pressure (CVP) monitoring in clinical practice. It explores the underpinning anatomy and physiology, as well as the indications and means of access, for the procedure. The mechanics and practicalities of measuring CVP are discussed and information for troubleshooting is provided.
Katie Scales
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0029-6570     ISO Abbreviation:  Nurs Stand     Publication Date:    2010 Mar 24-30
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-29     Completed Date:  2010-05-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9012906     Medline TA:  Nurs Stand     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  49-55; quiz 56     Citation Subset:  N    
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Pressure Determination / instrumentation,  methods*,  nursing*
Catheterization, Central Venous / instrumentation,  methods,  nursing
Central Venous Pressure* / physiology
Clinical Competence
Equipment Failure
Monitoring, Physiologic / instrumentation,  methods*,  nursing*
Nurse's Role
Nursing Assessment
Patient Selection
Transducers, Pressure

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