Role of central venous pressure (CVP) monitoring in critical care settings

Hill, Barry (2018) Role of central venous pressure (CVP) monitoring in critical care settings. Nursing Standard, 32 (23). pp. 41-48. ISSN 0029-6570

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Abstract

Central venous pressure (CVP) monitoring is used to assess the fluid status of patients in critical care settings. This article explains CVP monitoring, discussing the relevant anatomy and physiology, the ways it can be measured and the physiological factors that can affect the reliability and validity of CVP measurement. It also discusses the complications associated with CVP monitoring and the nursing responsibilities in relation to this activity.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: acute care, cardiovascular assessment, central venous pressure,CVP, critical care, haemodynamic monitoring
Subjects: B700 Nursing
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Nursing, Midwifery and Health
Depositing User: Barry Hill
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2018 12:30
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2018 12:30
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/33263

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