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Approximately 48% of all intensive care unit patients have catheters at some point during their hospital stay in the United States. However, central l

Approximately 48% of all intensive care unit patients have catheters at some point during their hospital stay in the United States. However, central l

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Central Venous Pressure Monitoring. Normal Sternum: 0–14 cm H2O, Midaxillary line: 8–15 cm H2O. CVP can be measured by connecting the patient's central venous catheter to a special infusion set which is connected to a small diameter water column. If the water column is calibrated properly the height of the column indicates the CVP. In most intensive care units, equipment is available to measure CVP continuously. Normal range for CVP is 3–12 cm water pressure

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NICU Basics: What to Know About a Neonatal Intensive-Care Unit @Pediatric Therapy Center-for all of our pins, please visit our page at pinterest.com/pedthercenter/

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