5. Monitoring Cardiovascular Function 2: Haemodynamic Monitoring

  1. Philip Jevon RN, BSc(Hons), PGCE,
  2. Beverley Ewens RN, BSc(Hons), PGCE and
  3. Jagtar Singh Pooni BSc(Hons), MRCP(UK), FRCA
  1. Philip Jevon,
  2. Beverley Ewens and
  3. Jagtar Singh Pooni

Published Online: 31 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702932.ch5

Monitoring the Critically III Patient

Monitoring the Critically III Patient

How to Cite

Jevon, P., Ewens, B. and Pooni, J. S. (2012) Monitoring Cardiovascular Function 2: Haemodynamic Monitoring, in Monitoring the Critically III Patient (eds P. Jevon, B. Ewens and J. S. Pooni), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702932.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337471

Online ISBN: 9781118702932

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Keywords:

  • Cardiac output;
  • Cardiogenic shock;
  • Central venous pressure (CVP);
  • Distributive and obstructive shock;
  • Haemodynamic monitoring;
  • Hypovolaemic shock;
  • Monitoring cardiovascular function;
  • Peripheral resistance;
  • Pulmonary artery pressure monitoring;
  • Transducers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Factors Affecting Tissue Perfusion

  • Shock

  • Non-Invasive Methods of Haemodynamic Monitoring

  • General Principles of Monitoring with Transducers

  • Principles of Central Venous Pressure Monitoring

  • Principles of Pulmonary Artery Pressure Monitoring

  • Cardiac Output Studies

  • Conclusion

  • References