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Hemodynamic waveform recognition

Author: Thomas Ahrens
Publisher: Philadelphia : W.B. Saunders, ©1993.
Series: Saunders flipfacts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This manual emphasizes key concepts for interpreting haemodynamic waveforms such as pulmonary capillary wedge, CUP and arterial waveforms, and presents a quick and easy approach to the complexities  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Ahrens
ISBN: 0721643132 9780721643137
OCLC Number: 26587678
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 198 pages : illustrations ; 16 cm.
Contents: Waveform generation; graph paper and scales; use of bedside monitors for obtaining values; ECG use with waveform interpretation; the pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP) and central venous pressure (CVP) - examples of atrial waveforms; ECG correlation with atrial waveforms; reading a CVP tracing; reading a PCWP tracking; abnormal PCWP and CVP (venous) waveforms; large A waves; loss of A waves; large V waves; ventricular waveforms; ECG correlation with ventricular waveforms; reading a right ventricular waveform; arterial waveforms; ECG correlation with arterial waveforms; reading a right ventricular waveform; arterial waveforms; ECG correlation with arterial waveforms; reading a pulmonary artery waveform; reading a systemic arterial waveform; respiratory artifact; airway pressure measurement as an aid to reading hemodynamic waveforms; end tidal CO2 (PETCO2) measurement as an aid to identifying end expiration; spontaneous breathing artifact; mechanical ventilation artifact; combined respiratory artifact; reading a CVP with spontaneous breathing artifact; reading a CVP with mechanical ventilation artifact; reading a PCWP with spontaneous breathing artifact; reading a PCWP with mechanical ventilation artifact; reading a pulmonary artery waveform with spontaneous respiration artifact; reading a pulmonary artery waveform in the patient on mechanical ventilation; interpreting systemic arterial pressures associated with mechanical ventilation; inverse ratio ventilation; blood pressure chances associated with spontaneous breathing; increase in blood pressure with mechanical ventilation; decrease in blood pressure with mechanical ventilation; solving the four most common errors in hemodynamic monitoring equipment necessary for hemodynamic monitoring; aero/balancing; leveling of the transducer/amplifier system; methods of leveling the transducer-amplifier system; calibration of the transducer/amplifier system; concept of damping; square wave test; measuring for laterations in damping; frequency response; damping coefficient; optimally damped waveform; underdamped waveforms; improving an underdamped waveform; overdamped waveforms; interpreting waveforms with artifact; correlation of the pulmonary artery diastolic pressure with the wedge pressure; Part contents.
Series Title: Saunders flipfacts.
Responsibility: Thomas S. Ahrens.


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