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The links to life in an intensive care unit. A Globe and Mail graphic

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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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Basics in Mechanical Ventilation: Getting to know its parameters and set-up

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Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Intensive Care Unit

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Algorithms for the Medical Intensive Care Unit | Index

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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

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"A Nurse's Story: Life, Death, and In-Between in an Intensive Care Unit" by Tilda Shalof. Currently reading this and loving it!

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from The ASHA Leader Blog

5 Things You Need to Know About Working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

The ASHA Leader Blog: 5 Things You Need to Know About Working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Pinned by SOS Inc. Resources. Follow all our boards at pinterest.com/sostherapy/ for therapy resources.

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