Chapter 5. The Atrial Waveform

  1. George A. Stouffer MD
  1. David P. McLaughlin and
  2. George A. Stouffer

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692608.ch5

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

How to Cite

McLaughlin, D. P. and Stouffer, G. A. (2007) The Atrial Waveform, in Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician (ed G. A. Stouffer), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692608.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169172

Online ISBN: 9780470692608

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Keywords:

  • atrial waveform;
  • hemodynamics;
  • atrial pressures;
  • abnormalities;
  • jugular venous pulse

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The components of the atrial wave

  • Abnormalities in atrial pressures

  • Physical exam

  • Important points

  • References