Research Article| Volume 2, ISSUE 1, P14-18, July 1970

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A comparison between peripheral and central venous pressure monitoring under clinical conditions

  • B.R. Eustace
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    Consultant Anaesthetist, Shotley Bridge General Hospital, Consett, Co. Durham, UK
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      The hypothesis, based on laboratory evidence, that monitoring the peripheral venous pressure can produce similar diagnostic information to the measurement of central venous pressure is examined by a comparative study under clinical conditions. It is shown that this hypothesis is untenable under these circumstances.
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