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The jugular venous pressure revisited.
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PMID:  24085809     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Assessment of the jugular venous pressure is often inadequately performed and undervalued. Here, we review the physiologic and anatomic basis for the jugular venous pressure, including the discrepancy between right atrial and central venous pressures. We also describe the correct method of evaluating this clinical finding and review the clinical relevance of the jugular venous pressure, especially its value in assessing the severity and response to treatment of congestive heart failure. Waveforms reflective of specific conditions are also discussed.
Authors:
John Michael S Chua Chiaco; Nisha I Parikh; David J Fergusson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine     Volume:  80     ISSN:  1939-2869     ISO Abbreviation:  Cleve Clin J Med     Publication Date:  2013 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-10-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703441     Medline TA:  Cleve Clin J Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  638-644     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Cardiovascular Disease, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu.
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