Hill, T. (2018) Role of central venous pressure monitoring in critical care settings. Nursing Standaed. 32(23), p.41-48.
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 rationale for its use, the ways CVP 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.
Posted at IV Team Feb 2, 2018