TITLE

Monitoring Pulmonary Artery Pressure

AUTHOR(S)
Keckeisen, Maureen
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2004, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Answers several questions about monitoring pulmonary artery pressure. Proper reference point to use when leveling and zeroing homodynamic monitoring systems; Position in which to place the patient to ensure accuracy when monitoring pulmonary artery pressure; Accuracy of measurements of pulmonary artery pressure in patient being treated with positive end-expiratory pressure during mechanical ventilation.
ACCESSION #
13206032

 

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