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When and how should we measure intra-abdominal pressure?
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A sustained increase in intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) may result in abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS). This is a well documented complication in critically ill patients, but there appears to be a reluctance to routinely measure IAP in patients at high risk of developing intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) and ACS. This may be due to a lack of clinical skills or perceived complexity of the procedure. <i> Southern African Journal of Critical Care</i> Vol. 24 (2) 2008: pp. 61-64
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Walsh, YL; ;
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Publisher :  Southern African Journal of Critical Care Association of Crop Science, Uganda     Type :  Peer-Reviewed Article,     Format :  -    
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2009-01-15
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Southern African Journal of Critical Care - Southern African Journal of Critical Care; Vol. 24, No. 2 (2008)
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