Measuring central venous pressure
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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.

Correspondence e.cole@city.ac.uk

Nursing Standard. 22, 7,40-42. doi: 10.7748/ns2007.10.22.7.40.c4624

Published in print: 24 October 2007

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review