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Keywords

central venous pressure, critical care nursing, evidence-based practice, fluid responsiveness, stroke volume

 

Authors

  1. Kupchik, Nicole MN, RN, CCNS
  2. Bridges, Elizabeth PhD, RN, CCNS

Abstract

CVP isn't a reliable guide in making decisions about the use of fluid therapy to optimize perfusion.

 

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of quarterly columns from nurses at the University of Washington that will examine in depth the research underlying critical care practices.