Respiratory Monitoring. Ann Intern Med. 1992;117:800. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-117-9-800_1
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1992;117(9):800.
This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
To most physicians taking care of the seriously ill, the notion of monitoring is likely to bring to mind cardiovascular monitoring, for example, continuous electrocardiograph, intraarterial blood pressure, or pulmonary artery pressure recordings. However, the close link between the lungs and the heart in the delivery of oxygen to vital organs together with the fact that cardiac arrest is often precipitated by pulmonary decompensation underscores the potential benefits of continuous monitoring of the respiratory system.
This recent issue in the new series—Contemporary Management in Critical Care—explores the current state of the art in this field. The editor, Dr. Tobin, is
Learn more about subscription options.
Register Now for a free account.
Copyright © 2017 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only