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Minimally invasive haemodynamic monitoring: PiCCO

Mat Nor, Mohd. Basri (2013) Minimally invasive haemodynamic monitoring: PiCCO. In: Annual Scientifc Meeting on Intensive Care (ASMIC 2013), 19-22 September 2013, Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Resuscitation of critically ill patients in the intensive care setting is a complex process requiring the accurate measurement of haemodynamic parameters i.e. cardiac output, stroke volume variation and systemic vascular resistance. Haemodynamic monitoring data is used to optimize the balance between tissue oxygenation supply and demand and effectively combat global tissue hypoxia, shock and multi organ failure in critically ill patients. This information guides treatment and prevents morbidity and mortality. Invasive haemodynamic monitoring has been the connerstone of the care of the critically ill and haemodynamically unstable patient. Nevertheless, several concerns have been raised regarding its invasiveness and associated complications. This has led to the development of a number of less invasive technologies for cardiac output determination.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Additional Information: 5608/35229
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care
Depositing User: Dr. Mohd Basri Mat Nor
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2014 15:57
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2014 15:57
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/35229

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