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Pulse oximeter a valuable tool, but has limitations

With pulse oximetry, a strong, regular pulse is important to obtaining a good signal and accurate reading. Unfortunately, many critically ill patients do not have good pulses anywhere.
December 2009

Understanding and interpreting pulmonary artery catheter waveforms

To interpret the wedge tracing of a pulmonary artery catheter correctly, you need to understand your patient's respiratory physiology.
March 2010

The pulmonary artery catheter: To use or not to use?

Our columnist discusses the pros and cons.
February 2010

The hazards of invasive arterial pressure monitoring

Our columnist outlines 10 possible sources of error.
November 2009

Letter from the Editor

Technology Traps “ explores when to use noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation in the hospital, while “Test Yourself “ covers the diagnosis and management of conditions like asthma exacerbation and chest pain after childbirth.
September 2010

Cardiac telemetry monitoring

This time, he demands, “Where's my sleeper?”. All technology has its downfalls.
July 2010

Intra-abdominal hypertension monitoring

Our columnist outlines the dangers of intra-abdominal hypertension and its sequela, abdominal compartment syndrome.
May 2010

Noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation

Both NPPV and CPAP are useful under a number of conditions.
September 2010

Letter from the Editor

Technology Traps” will appear monthly and will examine the limitations of some of the high-tech devices used in everyday practice.
October 2009

Noninvasive cardiac output monitoring

Our columnist describes the strengths and weaknesses of currently available minimally invasive monitors.
April 2010

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