OPEN IN READ APP
JOURNAL ARTICLE
REVIEW

Invasive hemodynamic monitoring: applying advanced technologies

J M Headley
Critical Care Nursing Quarterly 1998, 21 (3): 73-84
10646423
Critical care practice has greatly changed over the last three decades. This is partly due to the advent of the pulmonary artery catheter and subsequent advances in technologies associated with it. The key determinants of cardiac performance, pressure, flow, and volume, are assessed either directly or indirectly. Parameters that were once only available on an intermittent basis can now be obtained continuously. Addition of mixed venous oxygen saturation to the cardiorespiratory profile and other derived parameters provides the bedside clinician with important variables to assess the cardiorespiratory status of the critically ill.

Discussion

You are not logged in. Sign Up or Log In to join the discussion.

Trending Papers

Available on the App Store

Available on the Play Store
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
10646423
×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"