Monitoring Pulmonary Artery Pressure

Keckeisen, Maureen
June 2004
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2004, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p67
Academic Journal
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.


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