Use of a pulmonary artery catheter in the management of the severe preeclamptic patient

W E Ackerman, D T Porembka, M M Juneja, D M Kaczorowski
Anesthesiology Review 1991, 17 (4): 37-40
The perioperative management of the parturient with severe preeclampsia can be challenging with reference to fluid and antihypertensive therapy. A pulmonary artery catheter should be used when necessary to provide accurate information concerning the patient's hemodynamic status and to provide additional information regarding the effectiveness of the therapeutic modalities employed.

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