Measuring central venous pressure
Elaine Cole Senior lecturer emergency care, City University, Barts and the London NHS Trust, Whitechapel, London
Central venous pressure measurement is often associated with intensive and critical care settings. However, with increasing numbers of critically ill patients being cared for on medical and surgical wards, it is essential that nursing staff are able to record central venous pressure measurement accurately and recognise normal and abnormal parameters as highlighted in this article.
Nursing Standard. 22, 7,40-42. doi: 10.7748/ns2007.10.22.7.40.c4624
Published in print: 24 October 2007Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review