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An electronic technique for compartment pressure measurement using the wick catheter.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4023898     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Compartmental pressure measurement through an electromechanical process can be readily, accurately and inexpensively accomplished with standard hospital equipment. Best results will be obtained when personnel familiar with the set up and continued use of pressure monitoring equipment are assigned for the care and recording of data. The most frequently encountered problems associated with this technique are improper settings or inadequate calibration of pressure monitors and stopcocks or thrombosis of the wick catheter itself.
Authors:
W L Russell; P M Apyan; R P Burns
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics     Volume:  161     ISSN:  0039-6087     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg Gynecol Obstet     Publication Date:  1985 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-08-28     Completed Date:  1985-08-28     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0101370     Medline TA:  Surg Gynecol Obstet     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  173-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Catheterization
Compartment Syndromes / physiopathology*
Electronics, Medical / instrumentation,  methods*
Humans
Monitoring, Physiologic / methods
Pressure
Transducers

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