Mean arterial blood pressure and the assessment of acutely ill patients
Ferns, Terry, Harris, Graham, McMahon, Teresa and Wright, Kerry (2010) Mean arterial blood pressure and the assessment of acutely ill patients. Nursing Standard, 25 (12). pp. 40-44. ISSN 0029-6570Full text not available from this repository.
This article discusses the role of vital sign data collection in the acute setting when assessing patients at risk of or actually clinically deteriorating. Specifically, the article focuses on explaining the important concepts of mean arterial blood pressure and pulse pressure as indicators of clinical deterioration.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||blood pressure, cardiovascular disorders, intensive care, patient assessment, screening|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RT Nursing|
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Health & Social Care|
School of Health & Social Care > Department of Acute & Continuing Care
|Last Modified:||26 Mar 2012 16:35|
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